UEN Professional Development TV

UEN PDTV is on-demand, streaming professional development for teachers in the state of Utah. Each episode will focus on how educators are implementing Utah's education technology competencies in their classrooms. View all episodes by clicking on the PDTV playlist, the UEN PDTV YouTube Channel, or in UEN's eMedia.

The Benefits of Open Educational Resources
Explore the innovative use of Open Educational Resources (OER) in higher education on this episode of UEN's PDTV. Visit Utah State University and Weber State University, where a professor and librarian utilize Pressbooks to develop open textbooks, curating OER materials to provide greater and more equitable access to content for their students.
Teacher Toolkit

Apply the EdTech competencies taught in this video using the resources linked below!


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Katie Blunt is a product manager with the Utah Education Network. She has a doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy and a master’s in Instructional Design and Educational Technology from the University of Utah. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Brigham Young University. Katie has K-12 administrative licensure and teaching endorsements in ESL, Ed Tech, Keyboarding, and Multimedia. She is an ISTE, Apple, Nearpod, and Google certified educator and UCET past president.