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Opening Up Education: Textbooks, Resources, Courseware, and More (NISO Virtual Conference)

Join us for this on-day virtual conference hosted by the National Information Standards Organization (NISO). All are welcome to attend for all or part of the event.


About the Virtual Conference


The 21st century educational environment demands a certain amount of re-thinking and re-design of classroom support for learning – textbooks, information resources, and interactive courseware. An emphasis on cost-containment and accessibility suggests that education will become more open. This virtual conference will address the complexities of delivering instructional tools and digital resources in the increasingly open educational ecosystem. What is a textbook? Can it be engineered into an online learning environment, with content, study aids and quizzes delivered as appropriate to a personalized student experience? What is the long-term role of Open CourseWare, as created by the likes of MIT or Yale? What does a growing interest in OER suggest for the various stakeholders? What types of technological support may be necessary?


For an agenda and more information, visit http://www.niso.org/news/events/2017/2017_virtconf/apr19_virtconf/

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
11:00am - 5:00pm
Rubenstein Library 349 (Breedlove Conference Room)
West Campus
Teaching and Learning  

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