Free webinar on open textbooks, April 11th

April 6th, 2011 · by spolanka · No Comments

Spotlight On Innovation:
Attacking High Text Costs While Improving Outcomes

Date: Monday, April 11th, 2011
Time: 3:30 pm ET / 12:30 pm PT
Duration: 50 minutes followed by a live Q&A session

As the high cost of college texts negatively impacts student retention and outcomes, what actions can faculty and institutions take to reverse this trend?

Register now for this no-cost webinar to learn about three of the most exciting initiatives aimed at driving costs down while enhancing innovation and outcomes.

Moderated by Eric FrankPresident and Co-Founder of Flat World Knowledge, this panel will begin with an overview of what open texts are and how they’ve emerged as a force in past years, and then spotlight the innovative work of the University System of Ohio, Washington Open Course Library Project, and Virginia State University.

Join us on April 11th. Click here to register or use the link below:
http://links.mkt3708.com/ctt?kn=5&ms=OTk0ODM4S0&r=OTczNzE1NzE0S0&b=2&j=MjYyMTU4NjMS1&mt=1&rt=0

Featured Speakers:

THE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF OHIO

Darlene McCoy
Associate Vice Chancellor, Affordability and Efficiency

Dr. Steve Acker
Director, Ohio Digital Bookshelf; Emeritus Professor, The Ohio State University

WASHINGTON STATE OPEN COURSE LIBRARY PROJECT

Dr. Cable Green
Project Director of eLearning and Open Education, WA State Board for Comm. and Tech. Colleges

VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY

Dr. Mirta Martin
Dean, Reginald F. Lewis School of Business

Dr. Andrew Feldstein
Assistant Professor, Reginald F. Lewis School of Business

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