David Harris of OpenStax at Humboldt State

A picture of a textbookThe ALS and OER conversation is a campus discussion group looking at affordable learning resources and strategies. In our next meeting on Nov. 6th, 12:00 – 2:00 PM in the HSU Library “Fishbowl”, David Harris of OpenStax will be visiting to lead the discussion.

OpenStax College is a nonprofit organization committed to improving student access to quality learning materials. Their free textbooks are developed and peer-reviewed by educators to ensure they are readable, accurate, and meet the scope and sequence requirements of your course. Through their partnerships with companies and foundations committed to reducing costs for students, OpenStax College is working to improve access to higher education for all. OpenStax College is an initiative of Rice University.

Our breakout discussion groups cover:

  • Adopting affordable or free course materials
  • Producing course materials
  • Incorporating undergraduate research and OER
  • RTP and policies associated with open educational publishing

Sponsored by HSU Library, the College of eLearning & Extended Education, and the Faculty Development Workgroup.

CSU ALS: http://als.csuprojects.org/ 

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