Faculty Perspectives: Open Textbooks in the Classroom and Funding Opportunities

Join the Washington Research Library Consortium Textbook Affordability Working Group for a brief introduction to open textbooks and a panel discussion featuring two faculty members who teach with them.

One of our presenters will be CU’s Dr. Chelsea Kelly, Assistant Professor of Sociology, who will share her experiences using an open textbook for her SOC 202 Research Methods class.

First-time attendees who are course instructors or faculty will have the opportunity to earn a $200 stipend by posting a review of an open textbook!

Date: Wednesday, December 1st, 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm

Agenda:

Welcome – Introduction to Open Textbooks and Faculty Funding Opportunity

    • Jenise Overmier, Assistant Professor, Research & Instruction Librarian, Marymount University

Faculty Discussion Panel

    • Dr. Chelsea Kelly, Professor of sociology, Catholic University

    • Bill Hanff, Professor in Digital Media, University of DC

Moderator:

    • Meghan Kowalski, Outreach and Reference Librarian, University of DC

Moderator(s)
    • Meghan Kowalski, Outreach and Reference Librarian, University of DC
    • Jenise Overmier, Assistant Professor, Research & Instruction Librarian, Marymount University

Register today! – https://forms.gle/Qdc8eVZigA7Y9tY68 (Zoom link will be sent the day before the event to registered attendees)

Learn more about the event and Open Textbooks at https://open.wrlc.org

Questions? Contact Kevin Gunn (gunn@cua.edu), CU’s TAWG rep.

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