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  • An Introduction to Open Education

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    This book provides a brief introduction to the topic of open education and was created as part of a graduate class project at Brigham Young University.
    Yvette Arts

    Brigham Young University

    Yvette Arts is a lifelong learner working on a doctorate degree in Instructional Psychology and Technology. She's interested in finding a way that the design and delivery of curriculum can better take into account the lifestyle and circumstances of the individual.
    Hannah Call

    Brigham Young University

    Hannah Call graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor's degree in Sociocultural Anthropology. She is currently a graduate student studying Instructional Psychology and Technology (IP&T) while she works as an instructional design assistant for Brigham Young University Online.
    Melissa Cavan

    Utah Valley University

    Melissa Cavan is the Zoology and Physiology Lab Manager at Utah Valley University and is pursuing her Ph.D. at Brigham Young University in Instructional Psychology and Technology. Melissa enjoys teaching and is always looking for ways to improve her teaching strategies. Her main focus is for students to walk away from her class having learned something that they will remember years down the road.
    Theresa P. Holmes

    Brigham Young University & The Good Fale

    Theresa Holmes is a Pasifika woman from Aotearoa. She is an interdisciplinary social impact designer, social entrepreneur, and graduate student of Instructional Psychology & Technology at Brigham Young University. Her research is focused on indigenous frameworks to guide the creation of online learning materials and designing OER to share cultural knowledge. Theresa co-founded The Good Fale, a social enterprise working on redesigning the food system in Aotearoa. Her work and research are contributing to the development of an informal OER platform aiming to increase food security and food sovereignty in Aotearoa.
    Jacob Rogers

    Brigham Young University

    Jacob Rogers is a graduate student at BYU studying Instructional Psychology and Technology with a research emphasis in open education. He is also a full-time, working professional.
    Sara H. Tuiloma

    Brigham Young University

    Sara Tuiloma is a doctoral student in the Instructional Psychology and Technology department at Brigham Young University. The focus of her studies is student engagement in online and blended learning environments, with a special emphasis on the Academic Communities of Engagement framework. She also works part-time as an instructional designer for BYU Online, where she develops trainings for instructors and TA's to be effective in teaching and assisting students in their online class.
    Layne West

    Brigham Young University

    Layne West is a graduate student in Instructional Psychology and Technology at Brigham Young University.  She works as an instructional design assistant at BYU Online. In addition, she supervises student teachers minoring in school health. You may dialog with her on Twitter @WestLayne.
    Royce Kimmons

    Brigham Young University

    Royce Kimmons is an Associate Professor of Instructional Psychology and Technology at Brigham Young University where he studies digital participation divides specifically in the realms of social media, open education, and classroom technology use. He is also the founder of EdTechBooks.org. More information about his work may be found at http://roycekimmons.com, and you may also dialogue with him on Twitter @roycekimmons.

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