To celebrate Open Access Week 2016, the University of Kentucky Libraries will host a panel discussion about the use and impact of open educational resources (OER):
Open in Action: Open Educational Resources Contribute to Student Success
9:30-11:00 am, Thursday, October 27, 2016
UK Athletics Auditorium, William T. Young Library
Jeffrey Gallant, Program Manager at Affordable Learning Georgia, will introduce the audience to OER and discuss the success of OER adoption in the University System of Georgia. Dr. Allison Soult, Director of General Chemistry at UK Department of Chemistry, will share her experience of teaching with an OER textbook. After the two presentations, there will be a Q-and-A session moderated by Leila Salisbury, Director of the University Press of Kentucky.
The panel discussion is open to all. A reception will follow upon conclusion of the event.