Register for the Openness Symposium

Amber Sherman, ScholarWorks Librarian at Albertsons Library has organized an Openness Symposium devoted to principles of Open Access, and the tools and resources available to help you incorporate Openness into your teaching and learning. The Symposium will be held September 30, 2015 in the SUB, Jordan Ballroom A.

Speakers will include:
  • 9am: Dr. Chris Haskell, Boise State EdTech professor, will demonstrate Open Badges
  • 10am: Leif Nelson, Interim Director of Learning Technology Solutions at Boise State will discuss teaching students about free and open content online
  • 11am: Annie Gaines, University of Idaho Scholarly Communications Librarian, will present on Open Textbooks
  • 1-4pm: Betsy Russell, Boise bureau chief for The Spokesman-Review, will lead a workshop on Open Government: Public Records and Open Meetings.
The symposium is a pre-conference offering at the Idaho Library Association's annual conference, which is being held at Boise State this year. Registration is open to the community; register for the symposium at http://idaholibraries.org/conferences/ila-annual-conference/.

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