Webinar: Addressing the Higher Education Affordability Challenge
The cost of attending college in the U.S. has continued to climb in recent years, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only added new challenges and uncertainties around affordability for many students, families and schools themselves. Many borrowers report that rising student loan debt has delayed or prevented them from making important life decisions like buying a home, according to recent surveys What are academic institutions doing to make their programs more affordable and accessible to a wider range of students and families? What possible policy solutions exist at the federal and state levels to help? What does the future hold for online and hybrid learning to increase access and reduce costs? In this webinar, higher education leaders and experts will provide strategies and solutions for college leaders and consumers about how to maximize the value of a higher education experience.
OER Funding and Impact Measurements
Join us to discuss various OER funding streams and examine ways in which the work is measured to justify sustainability and scalability. Examples from across the U.S. will be shared.
Intersection of EDI and Open
How do the goals and issues of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion intersect with Open Education? We will explore how these impact each other and how we might improve our efforts in each to enhance the other.
Student Panel on the Impact of OER
Students from across the U.S. will share their perceptions and experiences using OER in their courses. They will also discuss how OER has impacted their educational journeys, specifically its relevance in this COVID-19 pandemic world.