The Open Education Initiative at UMass Amherst: Taking a Bite Out of High-Cost Textbooks
University of Massachusetts Curricular Re-Design Symposium (2013)
  • Marilyn S Billings , University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Sarah C Hutton , University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Presentation
Abstract

This presentation highlights the successful Open Education Initiative begun at UMass Amherst in the spring of 2011. This initiative is co-funded by the Provost's Office and the University Libraries and is leveraged by a strong partnership among the University Libraries, Center for Teaching and Faculty Development, and OIT's Academic Computing, key elements of its success.

Publication Date
January 16, 2013
Citation Information
Marilyn S Billings and Sarah C Hutton. "The Open Education Initiative at UMass Amherst: Taking a Bite Out of High-Cost Textbooks" University of Massachusetts Curricular Re-Design Symposium (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/marilyn_billings/51/