ALPa Central Region Open Textbook Workshop
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
The workshop will take place in MacDonald Commons. Parking is available in staff lots 50 and 51, and in lot 59 (no permit needed) across the street from MacDonald Commons.
March 11, 2020
Bucknell University – Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Registration: Free, including light refreshments and lunch
Registration, all sessions, and lunch will be held in MacDonald Commons.
9:00AM Check in
Light breakfast and beverages
9:40AM Speaker Panel
Speakers from local academic institutions discuss their open textbook initiatives, how they got started, what has worked, and what hasn’t worked.
Tim Clarke, Senior Instructional Designer, Muhlenberg College
Andrea Hartranft, Reference/Instruction Librarian, HACC Library, Harrisburg Campus
Linda Neyer, Health Science/Science Librarian, Harvey A. Andruss Library, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Rob Sieczkiewicz, Interim Director, & Ryan Ake, Research Librarian & Assistant Professor, Blough-Weis Library, Susquehanna University
Janelle Wertzberger, Assistant Dean, Musselman Library, Gettysburg College
Barbara Zaborowski, Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs, Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
11:15AM Round Table Discussions
Topics of interest generated by participants to help you answer your questions
about open educational resources, open textbooks, and open education
initiatives. There will be opportunities to join two discussions.
12:30PM Lunch and “Birds of a Feather” Discussions
Want to know more about what one of our speakers has done at their
institution? Ask your questions, find inspiration, and more over lunch!
1:40PM Activity: Next Steps for Your Open Textbook Initiative
Speakers from our panel facilitate an activity that helps you consider and develop next steps to move your open textbook initiative forward on your campus.
This event is hosted by Bucknell University’s Bertrand Library with support from the Affordable Learning PA project.
The Affordable Learning PA project is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.