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Wednesday, May 30 • 2:05pm - 2:50pm
Everyone Wants A's: Accessibility, Affordability and Adaptability

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Open educational resources (OER) offer a refreshing and powerful opportunity for all education systems. The movement is maturing, but much remains to be understood and implemented in order to promote a wider adoption by the community and produce a greater impact on the educational system at all levels.

In this session, we propose to advance and debate some possible directions to the movement, specifically in large enrolment courses at the higher education level where the potential impact of OER is immense.

We propose to address accessibility, affordability and adaptability, and if time permits also sustainability. In particular:
  • What are the higher education resources issues and what can be the role of OER?
  • Who are these instructors? What do they need (content, technology and support)?
  • Who are these students? What do they need (content, technology and support)?
  • Can we do all this in a sustainable manner?


Stephanie Keyowski

Editor, Open Educational Resources, Lyryx Learning Inc.
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Claude Laflamme

Professor & President, University of Calgary and Lyryx Learning
Professor of Mathematics at the University of Calgary, and President of Lyryx Learning. I have been involved in educational software development projects to support students for many years, from which Lyryx was eventually born. Initially created solely to develop (formative) online... Read More →

Wednesday May 30, 2018 2:05pm - 2:50pm AKDT
Port of New York