Pennsylvania’s First Open Educational Resources (OER) Summit Being Held Today at Penn State University
Tweets from the Summit: #ALPaOERSummit19
From Penn St. University:
Pennsylvania’s first Open Educational Resources (OER) Summit, held today (Aug. 9) at Penn State University Libraries’ y on the University Park campus, aims to help higher education librarians across the commonwealth discuss challenges and solutions for supporting the use of free and openly available course materials, including open textbooks, to help lower the cost of attending college statewide.
Held in conjunction with Affordable Learning Pennsylvania, a grant-funded, community-of-practice project of the Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium Inc. (PALCI), the summit has provided free participation for up to 100 academic librarians from Pennsylvania college and universities to discuss topics around the theme of “Building Community.”
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Ed. Note: We will update this post if/when materials from the summit are made available online.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.