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Sunday, April 6 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Curriculum Swapshop: New textbook forms and alternatives

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In a global and connected world, the written word is still a powerful teaching and learning tool, but how is the nature and form of the textbook changing given the proliferation of laptops, tablets and smart phones in the classroom? This year’s Curriculum Swapshop focuses on new textbook forms and alternatives to the traditional textbook. Panelists will share their experiences with course packs, custom workbooks, online readings, instructor created material, ebooks and more.
Moderator: Jes Therkelsen, California State University, Fresno
Panelists: Paul Hemenway, Lamar University; Custom Workbook, Take 1: Publish A Course Workbook Yourself, and Save (Time, Money, Effort)!
Melissa Richie, Tennessee State University; The Class Website, Take 1: Everything Goes Online
Wes Akers, Northern Kentucky University; The Class Website, Take 2: Easy access to learning materials
Stacey Irwin, Millersville University; “Searching” for balance with an “ebook”
Jes Therkelsen,  California State University, Fresno, Ditching the Textbook: Assigning Video Lectures from Curated Sources

Sunday April 6, 2014 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Conference Room 4

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