Open Textbooks/Open Educational Resources: Conferences and Opportunities
Hypothesis Partner Workshops
Hypothesis Partner Workshops | June, July
The workshops listed below are being hosted by the Hypothesis Customer Success Team, and are designed to help faculty and instructors learn more about using social annotation in their courses to make reading active, visible, and social.
Just getting started with Hypothesis? Come join our mini intro workshops below to learn how to add Hypothesis to readings in your learning management system (LMS).
- Creating Hypothesis-enabled readings in Canvas June 1, 10am PT
- Creating Hypothesis-enabled readings in Blackboard June 3, 10am PT
- Creating Hypothesis-enabled readings in Moodle June 10, 10am PT
- Creating Hypothesis-enabled readings in Sakai June 15, 10am PT
Want to make sure that you're taking full advantage of the features of Hypothesis? Join us in one of these mini sessions.
- Using multimedia & tags in annotations June 29, 10am PT / July 20, 10am PT
- Grading annotations in your LMS July 8, 10 am PT / July 22, 10am PT
- Annotating with small groups in your LMS July 13, 10am PT / July 27, 10am PT
- Using the annotation sidebar features July 15, 10am PT / July 29, 10am PT
Have questions about implementing Hypothesis? Want to collaborate and learn from other instructors using Hypothesis at their institutions? Pop in to Office Hours with our success team to ask questions and engage with peers about social annotation with Hypothesis.
Looking forward to seeing you in one of our summer sessions!
Becky & Eryn, Hypothesis Customer Success Team
Open Ed Southern Symposium | July 12-16, 2021
The Open Education Southern Symposium (OESS) planning committee is excited to announce that registration for OESS 2021 is now open! This year the Symposium will be held virtually on the Whova platform July 12 - 16, 2021 with programming being broken up over the course of the week rather than holding our normal full day and a half event.
OESS2020’s conference theme is “Open Connections: Regional and Local Community Building for Equity and Sustainability” and will feature keynote Anita Walz, Assistant Director of Open Education and Scholarly Communication Librarian at Virginia Tech. This conference provides an excellent opportunity for professionals and advocates, both new and experienced, engaged in open education to gather, learn, and share.
Registration Is Now Open!
Standard registration rate: $35
Student registration rate (limit 25): Free*
*This rate is made possible through the support and assistance of the Global Campus and is only available to undergraduate and graduate students. Please contact the Planning Committee at email@example.com for more information on how to register.
Registration is limited to 450 attendees.
Please visit the Open Education Southern Symposium website at
We hope to see you in July!
Stephanie Pierce, Organizer and Planning Chair, University of Arkansas
Shaun Bennett, North Carolina State University
Will Cross, North Carolina State University
Alison Edwards, North Carolina State University
Kathy Essmiller, Oklahoma State University
Natalie Hill, University of New England
Lora Lennertz, University of Arkansas
Jocelyn Tipton, University of Mississippi
Mary Thompson Price, University of Arkansas
Elaine Thornton, University of Arkansas
Scott Wright, University of Arkansas
2021 Open Education Southern Symposium Planning Committee