Sustainable Models for Creating Open and Affordable Course Materials: Partnerships among Librarians, Faculty, and Instructional Designers

Tuesday, March 22 | 4:00PM–4:50PM | Room 553
Session Type: Professional Development
This presentation will explore ways in which universities, colleges, and community colleges are replacing traditional publisher textbooks with open educational resources. A panel of librarians and instructional designers will discuss their programs and how they are sustained, as well as provide evidence of both significant cost savings and positive impacts on teaching and learning.


  • Margaret Cohen

    Head Librarian, Boston College
  • Torrey Dukes

  • Lance Eaton

    Director of Faculty Development & Innovation, College Unbound
  • Kathy Labadorf

    OER and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Librarian, University of Connecticut
  • Andrea Milligan

    Director of the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation, North Shore Community College

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