Advancing Postsecondary Student Success Through OER Summit

Maryland Open Source Textbook Initiative

Advancing Postsecondary Student Success Through OER: A Statewide Summit on Open Educational Resources in Higher Education is a day-long summit that will be held on Dec. 8, 2017 at the College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center (3501 University Boulevard East, Hyattsville, MD 20783) to bring together faculty, instructional designers, librarians, and administrators from across Maryland’s higher education institutions to explore the promise of using open educational resources (OER) to replace costly textbooks with affordable, high-quality learning materials while giving instructors the opportunity to repurpose content to meet their students’ needs. The Summit is open to all 2- and 4-year Maryland higher education institutions and welcomes attendees at all levels of OER experience.

The event will feature a keynote address by Cable Green, Director of Open Education at Creative Commons, and David Wiley, Co-founder & Chief Academic Officer at Lumen Learning, on the changing landscape of OER.

The deadline to register for the Summit has passed.