OER Summit

February 7 - 8, 2018

Florida Virtual Campus will host Florida’s first Open Educational Resources Summit at the Hilton Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. The summit was originally scheduled for Sept. 7 – 8, 2017, in Daytona Beach but was rescheduled due to Hurricane Irma. Hear from Cable Green, Director of Open Education, and other national and campus leaders involved in defining and driving OER strategy and initiatives. Join OER thought leaders to discover the answers to:

  • What are the components of a sustainable OER program?
  • What are the elements of a successful faculty driven OER program?
  • What are the key concerns about the quality of open textbooks, and how to address them?
  • What is the return on investment for students and institutions?


Wednesday will begin with continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m. CT with event beginning at 8:20 a.m. CT. Day one will close with a reception at 4:45 p.m. CT. Day two will begin at the same time, and end at 12:15 CT.

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Day 1

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Presentations on:

  • Open Education: A Call to Action
  • Statewide Community College OER Program in Oregon
  • California: A System-Wide Investment in OER
  • Scaling Up: Designing, Implementing, and Supporting Successful OER Degree Programs at Tidewater Community College
  • Transitioning to a 100% OER Campus at UMUC
  • The Library Role in Supporting OER

Day 2

  • Making Open Education a Priority in Higher Education
  • Creating effective, sustainable models for student impact
  • Closing the Loop

Panel Discussion - Key Concerns & Making it happen

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Who Should Attend?

State and campus leaders involved in defining and driving OER strategy and initiatives in higher education, including faculty, librarians, instructional designers, administrators and other thought leaders.