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 Frank, President 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:
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LEVERAGE: Finding the Value-Proposition for Digital Content
As the cost of instructional resources continues to raise issues for schools, colleges, students and parents, the impact of sharable digital resources on the overall cost of education is supposed to be significant.
Join the SREB Educational Technology Cooperative online at 11:00 am (PDT) on Tuesday, June 29, 2010, for a live webinar that looks at models and policies to leverage state, system, college and school investments in digital curricula and content. The one-hour session will explore three perspectives that illuminate the issues and opportunities presented by “free” content.
To register for this webinar (it is free) click this link (http://leverage062910.eventbrite.com). You will receive a link to the webinar approximately one week prior to the webinar.
Direct link to: Elluminate room. (I think â€¦ but you should still register..)
We look forward to informing and improving your LEVERAGE! Continue reading Free Webinar: Finding the Value-Proposition for Digital Content
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