Driving Awareness, Adoptions, and Affordability
Join Eric Frank, President and Co-Founder of Flat World Knowledge for a pre-webinar to kickoff the Online Teaching Conference 2011. Register for the June 22- conference at http://otc11.org/TopNav/Registration.html and you will be sent instructions for attending Eric’s kickoff session on June 6 at Noon Pacific, 1pm Mountain, 2pm Central, 3pm Eastern. Check WorldClock or a similar website for the time in other countries. The event is at Noon GMT minus 7 hours.
Free the Text! How Open Texts are Disrupting Publishing and Improving Outcomes
As California institutions face the largest fiscal crisis of a generation, how can free and affordable texts be a part of the solution? Can new disruptive publishing models based on open textbooks increase faculty control and student success while also dramatically reducing costs? How can savvy faculty harness the power of open-licensed content to regain control and to innovate, whether they teach online, hybrid or face-to-face? Join Eric Frank, President and Founder of Flat World Knowledge as he gives an industry insider’s look at changes in publishing and the impact on faculty, students, and education.