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OpenEd17: The 14th Annual Open Education Conference
October 11 – 13, 2017  ::  Anaheim, CA

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Thursday, October 12 • 9:45am - 10:10am
Table 17 - eLangdell Press: a model for sutainable OER in legal education

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The cost of textbooks continues to rise and traditional textbooks are locked into proprietary systems. As an alternative, CALI(R) began producing no-cost eBooks for law students under the eLangdell Press imprint. Our titles are written by teaching law faculty, peer reviewed, and made available freely in multiple formats with a Creative Commons license.



The development of open educational resources with minimal staff is an exciting project. It allows interested faculty to create affordable and innovative course materials. This session will address CALI's model for creating legal casebooks. Topics discussed will include an overview of the 180 point checklist used for this project, author selection, selection of the Creative Commons' license, peer review, creating print and eBooks versions, including the use the Pressbooks platform for remixing materials, and the common tools that CALI uses. This is a model for creating OER textbooks that other organizations can replicate.



This presentation is a followup to 2013 and 2014 OpenEd sessions on eLangdell Press, http://cca.li/14A and http://cca.li/14C .

Speakers
avatar for Elmer Masters

Elmer Masters

Director of Internet Development, CALI
Elmer R. Masters is the Director of Technology at the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (www.cali.org) where he works on interesting projects involving technology and legal education like eLangdell, Classcaster, Lawbooks, and the CALI website. He has over 20 years ex... Read More →
avatar for Deb Quentel

Deb Quentel

Director of Curriculum Development & Assoc. Couns, CALI
Distance education | CALI content including lessons and elangdell casebooks | online learning | making content


Thursday October 12, 2017 9:45am - 10:10am
Royal Ballroom

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