Karen Malbon | Teacher Librarian
Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School | Australia

Karen Malbon, Teacher Librarian, Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School

Karen has been working in school libraries for twenty years and is currently the teacher librarian at the senior campus of Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School in Melbourne. Karen recently graduated with a Master of Education (Knowledge Networks and Digital Innovation) from Charles Sturt University where she developed interests in open education and digital curation.


Day 1 @ 14:50

Open Educational Resources (OER) and the school library

  • Teacher librarians can play a vital role in finding, selecting, curating and promoting OER to their school communities
  • Gain an understanding of OER and the issues surrounding OER for K-12 teacher librarians and teachers
  • Discover a variety of OER and Open Access (OA) repositories and sources suited to K-12 education
  • Examine strategies and tools employed by teacher librarians to manage and encourage OER 

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