Friday, February 23, 2018

Statewide OER Conference Converges on Miller Campus


Education leaders from around Utah gathered at the Salt Lake Community College Miller Campus for the Utah - The State of OER statewide conference. Keynote speaker Dr. Robin DeRosa of Plymouth State University focused on her research into how institutions can innovate in order to bring down costs for students. Utah educators shared information in breakout sessions about how each institution is using open educational resources on their campuses. Dr. David Wiley, CEO of Lumen Learning, closed the conference and covered how OER can increase student success, reinvigorate pedagogy and improve the affordability of education.