2019 Keynote Speakers Announced!

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The 2019 Northeast OER Summit is excited to announce our keynote speakers for our event on May 22 and 23rd 2019.

Rajiv Jhangiani & Robin DeRosa!

Robin DeRosa in a black t-shirt holding a microphone in front of a blue curtain.
Robin DeRosa

Robin DeRosa is the Director of the Open Teaching and Learning Lab at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire. The Open Lab is a dynamic hub for praxis around pedagogical innovation, open education, and integrated approaches to teaching and learning. Robin is an editor at Hybrid Pedagogy, an open access journal that combines the strands of critical and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses for technology and new media in education. An advocate for public higher education, Robin is internationally known for her work designing learner-driven structures and approaches for courses, programs, and institutions that reduce barriers to college enrollment and completion and empower students to participate passionately in their own learning.

Head and shoulders of Rajiv Jhangiani who is standing in front of a green bush and smiling.
Rajiv Jhangiani

Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani is the Associate Vice Provost, Open Education at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in British Columbia. He is an internationally-known advocate for open education whose research and practice currently focuses on open education, student-centered pedagogies, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Rajiv is a recipient of the Robert E. Knox Master Teacher Award from the University of British Columbia, the Dean of Arts Teaching Excellence award at KPU, and the award for Excellence in Open Education fromBCcampus. He is a co-founder of the Open Pedagogy Notebook, an Ambassador for the Center for Open Science, and serves on the boards of Virtually ConnectingNOBA Psychology, and KDocs Film Festival. An author of three open textbooks in Psychology, Rajiv’s most recent book is Open: The Philosophy and Practices that are Revolutionizing Education and Science (2017). You can find him online at@thatpsychprof or thatpsychprof.com

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