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Tuesday, June 7 • 10:50am - 11:20am
Plant It! Grow It! (10:50 - 11:20) LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Open Session Limited to 40 Participants (First-Come, First-In)

Debra will discuss how to plant an OER working group that draws from a broad spectrum of participants from your institution, including defeating inertia, where to begin, and hosting events for librarians and faculty as a means of raising awareness about the new possibilities and benefits of OER.

Jennifer, who successfully uses open textbooks in teaching Physics, will discuss how to subversively agitate from within the College to grow support among faculty in the use of open textbooks Jennifer will also counter some of the common misconception about quality and the pedagogical value of OER.


Presenters 
Debra Flewelling, ‎Emerging Technologies Librarian, Douglas College
Jennifer Kirkey, Instructor of Physics and Astronomy, Douglas College 

Speakers
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Debra Flewelling

Emerging Technologies Librarian, Douglas College
Douglas College
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Jennifer Kirkey

Instructor of Physics and Astronomy, Douglas College
Jennifer Kirkey has been teaching physics and astronomy at Douglas College for 25 years. She has been active with Science World's Scientist in the School programs which involves running hands on workshops in elementary school classrooms. She has been an active member of the local Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.


Tuesday June 7, 2016 10:50am - 11:20am
Firenze Conference Room (Second Floor)

Attendees (14)