Event Title

Open Textbook - Librarian Workshop

Location

W.E.B. Du Bois Library Room 2601

Start Date

22-10-2015 10:00 AM

End Date

22-10-2015 12:00 PM

Description

- Open and OER - what it is and what it isn't

- Why we are talking specifically about open textbooks

- How issues of affordability can impact student academic success

- Open textbooks as a solution to affordability issues

- Identifying faculty barriers to adoption of open textbooks and how to help overcome those barriers

- Supporting faculty adoptions of open textbooks, including an introduction to the Open Textbook Library

- Ways open textbooks can advance other open initiatives at your campus

Comments

The workshop will be led by David Ernst, creator of the University of Minnesota’s Open Textbook Library, and Sarah Cohen, Managing Director of the Open Textbook Network.

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Oct 22nd, 10:00 AM Oct 22nd, 12:00 PM

Open Textbook - Librarian Workshop

W.E.B. Du Bois Library Room 2601

- Open and OER - what it is and what it isn't

- Why we are talking specifically about open textbooks

- How issues of affordability can impact student academic success

- Open textbooks as a solution to affordability issues

- Identifying faculty barriers to adoption of open textbooks and how to help overcome those barriers

- Supporting faculty adoptions of open textbooks, including an introduction to the Open Textbook Library

- Ways open textbooks can advance other open initiatives at your campus