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Session Description

This session will explain how the instructional designers at the University of Northwestern-St. Paul have supported a growing open textbook movement. UNWSP is part of the Open Textbook Network and has one of the only “Z-Degrees” in Minnesota. We will discuss our strategies for promoting open textbooks in our projects, the types of support that we have supplied and received, our methods for managing adoption and integration of open texts into our LMS and curriculum, and the obstacles that we have faced.

Keywords

Open, Textbook, OTN, Students, Supplemental, MyOpenMath, UNWSP, Support, Faculty, Students

Start Date

8-3-2017 8:15 AM

End Date

8-3-2017 9:15 AM

Brief Biography of Primary Presenter

Dr. Nathan Lentfer is the Lead Instructional Designer and Technologist at the University of Northwestern-St. Paul. He has been in the field of Instructional Design for 10 years and has served at Northwestern since 2014.

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This session will explain how the instructional designers at the University of Northwestern-St. Paul have supported a growing open textbook movement. UNWSP is part of the Open Textbook Network and has one of the only "Z-Degrees" in Minnesota. We will discuss our strategies for promoting open textbooks in our projects, the types of support that we have supplied and received, our methods for managing adoption and integration of open texts into our LMS and curriculum, and the obstacles that we have faced.

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Aug 3rd, 8:15 AM Aug 3rd, 9:15 AM

How Instructional Designers Can Support an Open Movement

This session will explain how the instructional designers at the University of Northwestern-St. Paul have supported a growing open textbook movement. UNWSP is part of the Open Textbook Network and has one of the only “Z-Degrees” in Minnesota. We will discuss our strategies for promoting open textbooks in our projects, the types of support that we have supplied and received, our methods for managing adoption and integration of open texts into our LMS and curriculum, and the obstacles that we have faced.