In this final episode, I talk with Marco Seiferle-Valencia about his work as an OER librarian and how he has supported faculty in creating low or no-cost materials that have specific social justice goals. He shares how his own positionality impacts the work he does in open and offers a critical perspective on citational practices in open education scholarship.
Here is a list of some of the resources mentioned during the episode:
- Chicana por mi Raza Digital Memory Collective
- It’s Not (Just) About the Cost: Academic Libraries and Intentionally Engaged OER for Social Justice
- Marco’s OpenEd2020 Presentation
- UofI’s Think Open Fellowship Program
- Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad
- White Ignorance by Charles Mills [PDF]
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I record this podcast on the traditional and unceded territories of the lək̓ʷəŋən Peoples, known today as the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations, and the territories of the W̱SÁNEĆ Peoples.
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