Reducing Costs and Improving Learning Outcomes Using OER

Wednesday, October 31 | 9:45AM–10:30AM MT | Mile High Ballroom 4C/D, Ballroom Level
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
This session shares the experiences of a cross-functional team tasked with implementing a digital materials initiative designed to reduce the financial burden associated with rising textbook costs as part of a university-wide budget reduction response to significant state appropriation reductions. Team members will share an emerging model for an OER (open educational resources) implementation.

Outcomes: Identify potential stakeholders and collaborators for OER/affordable content initiatives on your campus * Identify unique roles and contributions various potential key campus partners can bring to OER/affordable content initiatives * Articulate one emerging model for implementing an OER/affordable content initiative on campus


  • Andrew Cano

    Open Education Librarian, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
  • Marcia Dority Baker

    Program Leader, Leadership Coach, MOR Associates, Inc.
  • Michael Jolley

    Associate Director of Compliance and Operations, University of Nebraska
  • Brad Severa

    Academic Technology Support Specialist, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Resources & Downloads

  • OER Bingo PDF

    Updated on 11/26/2019