Dr. Bryan McGeary is the Learning Design and Open Education Engagement Librarian at Penn State University. In this role, he helps advance the University’s initiatives that support the creation and use of open and affordable course content and associated teaching practices. He has led programs to support faculty creation and adoption of open educational resources, student co-creation of OER, and the creation and adaptation of OER to support social justice. He is currently the principal investigator for an IMLS-funded project piloting a library-led service model for supporting open-source homework systems as supplemental resources for teaching with OER across the Big Ten Academic Alliance.
Bryan is a 2020-2021 SPARC Open Education Leadership Fellow, an instructor for the Open Education Network Certificate in Open Education Librarianship and the Rebus Textbook Success Program, a member of Affordable Learning Pennsylvania’s steering committee, and a member of the advisory and review board for PA GOAL, a program funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Education that offers mini-grants to create open and affordable learning projects at institutions across Pennsylvania. In 2022, he received the OE Global Open Pedagogy Award, along with his colleague Christina Riehman-Murphy, for the Open Pedagogy Project Roadmap, a module-based resource they designed to assist instructors in planning, finding support for, sharing, and sustaining open pedagogy projects.