Open Textbooks: an open talk on Monday, October 20th 3 p.m.

Computer_image2Kristi Jensen from the University of Minnesota Libraries will be presenting a talk on Open Textbooks: Access, Affordability and Academic Success on Monday, October 20th at 3:00 pm in the Bizzell Library Community Room, LL118, just across from the new Bookmark Cafe.

Learn more about Open Textbooks and how you can make a difference by adopting a free and open textbook. This presentation will provide information on:

  • open and OER – what it is and what it isn’t;
  • how issues of affordability can impact student academic success;
  • open textbooks as a solution to affordability issues;
  • identifying barriers to adoption of open textbooks and how to help overcome those barriers; and
  • supporting faculty adoptions of open textbooks.

Kristi Jensen is the Program Development Lead for the eLearning Support Initiative at the University of Minnesota Walter Library.

This session will be live-streamed at http://libevents.ou.edu.

Jeremy Hessman

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