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Thursday, November 3 • 11:35am - 12:00pm
How to utilize research to create a case for an OER initiative

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How do you convince your institution, state, etc. to support an Open Education Initiative? John Hilton of Brigham Young University will cover the efficacy research of student success including grades, test scores, completion, and retention. Nicole Finkbeiner from Rice University's OpenStax will then cover student savings metrics, testimonials, and strategies on how to utilize the data to effectively advocate senior administrators, faculty and others for institutional support and a dedicated Open Education Initiative.

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Nicole Finkbeiner

Associate Director, Institutional Relations, OpenStax, Rice University
Nicole is the Associate Director of Institutional Relations, focused on developing and managing the relationships with faculty adopters and administrators. A graduate of Kellogg Community College, Western Michigan University and Michigan State University, she worked in college relations... Read More →
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John Hilton III

Professor, Brigham Young University
I began researching issues related to OER in 2008. I'm passionate about increasing OER research - especially research related to efficacy and student perceptions. See http://openedgroup.org/review.

Thursday November 3, 2016 11:35am - 12:00pm EDT