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Affordable Learning Ohio: News and Updates

The Ohio OER Grant Summit kickoff event Thursday, October 19

by Unknown User on 2017-10-19T13:17:00-04:00 in OER Grant | Comments

18 Ohio colleges and universities received $1.3 million to help promote adoption of affordable learning materials for the 20 highest enrolled college courses. Grant activities begin Fall 2017.

The Ohio OER Grant Group kicked off their project at a large summit on October 19 held at North Central State College. Participants learned about the grant and the advantages of moving course materials to a more open and affordable format. Speakers included Liv Gjestvang (Ohio State), Dorey Diab (North Central State), Gwen Evans (OhioLINK), and Richard Sebastion of the Achieving the Dream organization, as well as representatives from the Ohio Department of Higher Education. 


Dr. Dorey Diab, President, North Central State College

Liv Gjestvang, Associate VP of Learning Technology, Ohio State University [SLIDES]

Gwen Evans, Executive Director, OhioLINK [SLIDES]

Grant Steering Committee Leads

Anna Bendo, Director, Affordable Learning Initiatives, OhioLink

Anna Davis, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Ohio Dominican University

Anne Foster, Director of Institutional Effectiveness, Ohio Association of Community Colleges

Ashley Miller, Program Mgr., Ofc. of Distance Ed & eLearning, Ohio State University

Laura Rittner, Executive Director, Student Success Center, Ohio Association of Community Colleges

Mike Welker, Coordinator eLearing & Innovation, North Central State College

Richard Sebastian, Director of OER Degree Initiative, Achieving the Dream [SLIDES]

Amanda Folk, Head of Teaching and Learning, Ohio State University Libraries [SLIDES]

Ashley Miller, Program Mgr., Ofc. of Distance Ed & eLearning, Ohio State University

Mike Welker, Coordinator eLearing & Innovation, North Central State College

Cheri Rice, Associate Vice Chancellor, Ohio Department of Higher Education

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