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Wednesday, November 2 • 10:30am - 10:55am
Secrets to Success as a Faculty OER Champion

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The most successful OER initiatives are those that are faculty driven and administratively supported. Key to this success are faculty champions who either by design or desire take on the role of OER advocate. In this presentation, Linda Williams, Faculty Team Lead and Champion for Tidewater Community College's Z Degree shares lessons learned, including keys to success and challenges faced by faculty champions. Among topics covered are building consensus, garnering support and overcoming objections to OER adoption.

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Linda S. Williams

Professor, Tidewater Community College
Business Professor Linda Williams has become the face of TCC’s Textbook Free Degree. She’s been featured in countless articles and television interviews about the cutting edge program that enables TCC business students to earn an entire degree while spending zero funds for textbooks. | | “It is amazing to be the first accredited institution of higher learning to offer a fully OER-based degree,” said Williams. “While we see the... Read More →

Wednesday November 2, 2016 10:30am - 10:55am

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