Join this LIBSENSE community call, hosted by EIFL, and discuss lessons learnt from designing and conducting virtual open access and Open Science training and community building events in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Date and time: 27 April, 10:00 - 11:00 UTC
- Registration: Please register here in advance. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Topics to be discussed include -
- Tricks and arguments for changing attitudes to open access / research data management / Open Science courses in institutions; integrating Open Science practices in university curricula - e.g. PhD courses, specific disciplines.
- Building ‘hard’ (formal skills and techniques training) and ‘soft’ (person-to-person, communal, ethical, and conceptual) skills in the online training environment.
- Resources to improve your Open Science training, both virtually and in a post-COVID online and in-person world.
- Open Science skills development through game-based learning.
- Equitable, sustainable, accessible, and open virtual training platforms and pedagogies.
- Networking and knowledge sharing with other Open Science training organizations.
Samuel Simango, Research Data Services Manager, Stellenbosch University Library, will start the meeting talking about their recently launched Research Data Management Adventure Game. And we are looking to hear about your experience on open access and Open Science training and community building events.
The community call is hosted in collaboration with the Reimagining Educational Practices for Open (REPO) project.