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

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Kaitlyn Vitez

U.S. PIRG
Higher Education Campaigns Director
Washington D.C.
Kaitlyn serves as the Student PIRGs' lobbyist on Capitol Hill, working on campaigns to make college more affordable and protect student loan borrowers. She has been a leading voice for students in opposition to access codes, the Cengage-McGraw Hill merger, and automatic textbook billing. In 2018, she ran a successful national grassroots campaign convincing Congress to start the Open Textbook Pilot grant program, and as a community organizer helped launch the Rutgers Open and Affordable Textbooks program in 2016. Based in DC, Kaitlyn enjoys biking, traveling, and the never-ending search for the perfect cup of coffee.
Wednesday, October 11
 

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Thursday, October 12
 

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From Grassroots to Statewide and Everything in Between Terrace A - CJody Carson • Chelsea Delnero • Bill Hoag • Donna Maturi • Robert Rezendes • Peter Shea • Sue Tashjian Table 2 - Embracing a Continuum of Openness: Faculty Perspectives Designing and Delivering a Graduate Program with Openness as Core Value Royal BallroomJo Axe • Elizabeth Childs • George Veletsianos Table 5 - OER-Enabled Pedagogy Royal BallroomJohn Hilton III • Rajiv Jhangiani • David Wiley Table 6 - Making Change: Research on Educators' Attitudes Toward OER Royal BallroomKatie Bradford • Melissa Loble Table 7 - Motivating factors among faculty for adopting OER Royal BallroomJeff Gallant • Susan Hrach • Tomo Nagashima Table 10 - Being Grateful for OER Courses Royal BallroomEugene Jars Table 9 - Maintaining Mental Health While Leading Significant Change Royal BallroomAlyson Indrunas • Kim Thanos Table 13 - Adjunct faculty: essential participants in OER adoption and use Royal BallroomJonathan Iuzzini • Richard Sebastian Doubling down: Bootstrapping an OER program through faculty- and student-focused initiatives at FSU ValenciaJulia Cater • Jeffrey Phillips • Devin Soper • Lindsey Wharton Table 15 - The hardest nut to crack: generating buy-in with your librarian colleagues Royal BallroomSarah Faye Cohen Table 16 - Connecter, Adviser, Creator: The Role of the Instructional Design Librarian in Campus OER Initiatives Royal BallroomLindsay O'Neill Building Faculty Communities of Practice through Community Hubs MadridMelinda Boland • Nicole Finkbeiner Table 27 - Copyright Questions: Incorporating 3rd Party Quotations, Illustrations, and more into OER Royal BallroomMeredith Jacob • Barbara Soots • Whitney Whealdon

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Friday, October 13
 

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