OER Design Studio

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The Fanshawe OER Design Studio provides support to faculty and staff looking to adopt or create open educational resources (OERs) to be used by students in Fanshawe courses and programs.

What are OERs?

OERs are teaching and learning materials that are provided openly and without cost to students.

OERs can take the form of open textbooks, open courses, learning modules, digital learning objects, open-access journals, streaming videos, and more.

What We Do

The OER Design Studio provides the following supports:

  • Research assistance
  • Copyediting
  • Copyright compliance
  • Graphic design and multimedia creation
  • Instructional design
  • Publishing

Interested in Creating or Adopting an OER?

Check out the OER Design Studio Incubator Process (PDF) and follow the steps below to get started.

OER Design Studio Team

Shauna Roch

Shauna Roch

Project Lead

Catherine Steeves

Catherine Steeves

Instructional Designer

Andrew Stracuzzi

Andrew Stracuzzi

Faculty Liasion

Melanie Mitchell Sparkes

Melanie Mitchell Sparkes

Instructional Design Student

  • Jason Benoit
  • Freddy Vale Zerpa
  • Stephany Ceron Salas
  • Alyssa Giles, Graphic Design Student
  • Fere Zohari, Instructional & Graphic Design Student
  • Aman Kaur, Instructional Design Student
  • Liya Joseph, Work Study Student
  • Megan Tuckey, Graphic Design Student
  • Lauren Rowe, Graphic Design Student
  • M.J. Idzerda, Photography Student
  • Lavish Asija, Instructional Design Student
  • Salma Habib, Graphic Design & Instructional Design Student
  • Davendra Earle, Copyeditor Student
  • Hadeel Abuhajer, Computer Programming Student
  • David Geisbrecht, Instructional Design Student

Current Library Partners:

  • Megan Anderson, Librarian
  • Raghav Bali, Data Specialist
  • Carlie Forsythe, Library Reference Specialist
  • Alexandra Hawkins, Outreach Specialist
  • Emmalyn Latigay, Reference Specialist
  • Paula Parlette, Librarian
  • Wilson Poulter, Copyright Services Officer
  • Mary Ryan, Reference Specialist

Past Library Partners:

  • Jennifer Ayers, Faculty
  • Nicole Frey, Academic Advisor
  • Meaghan Shannon, Former Manager Academic Integrity

Contact Us

Email: oer@fanshawec.ca

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