UT Libraries event | Digital Scholars in Practice: Open Educational Resources for Middle Eastern Languages

When: 
Thursday, October 12, 2017 -
13:00 to 14:00
CDT
Presenter(s): 
Jeannette Okur (Department of Middle Eastern Studies, UT Austin)
Anousha Shahsavari (Department of Middle Eastern Studies, UT Austin)

Anousha Shahsavari, (Persian Lecturer in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies) and Jeannette Okur (Turkish Lecturer in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies) will discuss their projects to develop open educational resources (OERs) for Persian and Turkish language learning and teaching. This presentation will cover the design and management of these OERs, how these materials are incorporated into educational outreach, and how the open model advances the overall objectives of language learning at UT Austin.