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Description

Open textbooks can help alleviate the burden of textbook costs for students and provide faculty with fully-customizable course materials. Open textbooks allow instructors to tailor course materials to specific learning outcomes and inclusion and equity goals. This in-person workshop will introduce you to open textbooks and allow you to explore existing open textbooks available for use in your courses. After this workshop is completed, you will be eligible to write a review of an open textbook and receive a $200 stipend. The stipend is funded by VIVA, Virginia's Academic Library Consortium.

Objectives

Participants will

  • Understand barriers to student success
  • Identify priorities for evaluating quality course materials

Application

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Applications will be accepted through Thursday, October 5, 2021

Reviews will be due Monday, November 29th, 2021

Questions

For any questions about this program, please contact Liz Thompson at thomp3ea@jmu.edu

Date:
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Time:
9:30am - 10:45am
Location:
Carrier 109
Audience:
  Faculty  
Categories:
  Workshop  

Event Organizer

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Liz Thompson

Instruction and Educational Resources Coordinator

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