AL$ Annual Conference 2024 Agenda and Details
DAY 1: February 8, 2024, 9:00am - 5:30pm
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Erin Walker will discuss the outline for the days sessions.
This impactful presentation with Leslie Kennedy and Erin Walker, they set the stage for the conference by delving into the crucial role that collaborative efforts play in advancing Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$) sustainability within higher education institutions.
As the landscape of higher education continually evolves, the need for sustainable and scalable solutions to alleviate the financial burdens on students becomes increasingly urgent. This keynote session explores the transformative power of coalitions and collective impact, examining why these collaborative endeavors are instrumental in ensuring the lasting success of Affordable Learning Solutions.
Join a panel discussion with CSU campus librarians at the CSU Affordable Learning Solutions conference. Delve into the dynamic role of librarians as a catalysts within coalitions, actively driving affordability initiatives and shaping the future of accessible education. Gain insights into the multifaceted contributions of librarians, leaving with a clear understanding of their pivotal role in ensuring the success and sustainability of Affordable Learning Solutions.
Join our panel of experts for an in-depth exploration of how instructional designers contribute to reshaping the educational landscape, enhancing affordability and fostering accessibility. Through a comprehensive case study, attendees will gain practical insights, effective strategies, and best practices, understanding the transformation impact of instructional design on ensuring the success and sustainability of AL$ initiatives in higher education. Don't miss this opportunity to learn and engage in the future of accessible education.
Lunch at the Chancellor's Office
Join our panel discussion for a detailed examination of read-world examples, delving into how faculty members drive success, sustainability, and innovation in AL$ initiatives. Gain a deep understanding of the integral role faculty play in advancing affordability, leaving with insights that inspire collaboration and innovation within your academic community. Don't miss this opportunity to explore and leverage faculty-led initiatives for the benefit of transformative education.
This session provides a comprehensive look into how faculty development initiatives act as catalysts for transformative change with AL$ coalitions. Attendees will depart with practical insights, best practices, and the inspiration needed to implement effective faculty development strategies, ensuring ongoing success in the integration of affordable learning initiatives within their academic communities. Don't miss this opportunity to empower your institution with impactful faculty development approaches.
Founder and Executive Director Libretext.org
Lead by Erin Walker
Led by Erin Walker
Closing Remarks: Logistics and Dinner
DAY 2: February 9, 2024, 8:30am - 12:30pm
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Michelle L. Pilati, Ph.D.
Project Director, Open Educational Resources Initiative
Academic Senate for California Community Colleges
This session offers a comprehensive exploration of how administrative leaders advance Affordable Learning Solutions. Attendees will gain practical insights, strategies and inspiration to cultivate administrative support within their institutions, guaranteeing ongoing success and sustainability of AL$ initiatives. Don't miss this opportunity to empower your institution with actionable approaches to enhance administrative leadership in the realm of affordable learning.
- 10:30-12:00 noon
Engage in dynamic, hands-on collaboration during our Strategy Workshopping and Collaboration, an innovative session designed to empower participants in crafting impactful campus coalition strategies for Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$).
Closing + Boxed Lunch