April 4 – 5, 2023
In-Person at UW-Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin
Minnesota State is a sponsor of the 5th annual “E”ffordability Summit held in person at University of Wisconsin-Stout, in Menomonie, Wisconsin, on April 4-5, 2023. This year’s theme is Sustainability in Open Education.
Academic and Student Affairs at the Minnesota State system office invites faculty, staff, and librarians to join as a presenter, attendee, or both!
About the Conference
The “E”ffordability Summit is a free regional conference that focuses on the use, development, and creation of quality and affordable curricular content. Hosted at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, the Summit invites attendance from students, faculty, technologists, librarians, campus store professionals, administrators and anyone else interested in the use, development, and creation of curricular materials in the K-20 environment. Topics discussed include open educational resources, inclusive access, equitable access, teaching and learning practices and commercial textbooks/materials and much more.
April 4 – David Wiley
David Wiley is co-founder and Chief Academic Officer of Lumen Learning, an organization dedicated to increasing postsecondary student success. Previously, David was an Associate Professor in the department of Instructional Psychology & Technology at Brigham Young University. He has received numerous recognitions including an NSF CAREER grant and appointments as a Nonresident Fellow at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School, the Education Fellow at Creative Commons, and an Ashoka Fellow. David was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Utah State University after earning a PhD in Instructional Psychology & Technology from Brigham Young University.
April 5 – Bryan Alexander
Bryan Alexander is an award–winning, internationally known futurist, researcher, writer, speaker, consultant, and teacher, working in the field of higher education’s future. He completed his English language and literature PhD at the University of Michigan in 1997, with a dissertation on doppelgangers in Romantic-era fiction and poetry.
Bryan taught literature, writing, multimedia, and information technology studies at Centenary College of Louisiana. Bryan is currently a senior scholar at Georgetown University and teaches graduate seminars in their Learning, Design, and Technology program.
Registration for the “E”ffordability Summit is free and available now.
Call for Proposals
Share your hard work in adopting and advancing open educational resources and education, lowering costs, and making your Open program more sustainable. These efforts may include discussion of OER adoption and creation, inclusive access programs, library initiatives, adapting “non-standard” materials to replace textbooks, or anything else you are doing to reduce the cost of course materials.
Deadline is January 31, 2023
Visit the “E”ffordability Summit website to learn about lodging, the summit schedule, and more.
Contact EtextHelp@UWStout.edu with questions.
Learn more about OER at Minnesota State.
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