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We Can Be Textbook Heroes

Courageous New Learning Models and Materials


Affordable Learning Georgia Preconference Symposium and Reception for the USG Teaching and Learning Conference
Tuesday, April 12, 1-5 and 5-9
University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education

Description: We Can Be Textbook Heroes: Courageous New Learning Models and Materials is a free half-day symposium on the day before the USG Teaching and Learning Conference, intended to inspire faculty, librarians, instructional designers, administrators, and teaching and learning staff through a showcase of workshops, bold projects, and success stories featuring Open Educational Resources (OER). Topics include success stories and new research plans from USG faculty, managing open copyright for faculty, campus OER transformation, and using OER in new learning models such as competency-based education (CBE).

An evening reception will feature a special presentation on competency-based education and OER by Mark Jenkins, Director of eLearning and Open Education for the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.

Agenda: Click here to view agenda.

Price: There is no cost to register and attend; however, cancellations of less than 48 hours and no-shows may result in a $35.00 charge to the registrant.

Location: University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Room K

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