Posted in April 2014

Interview with UMUC’s Karen Vignare at OCWC 2014

Interview with UMUC’s Karen Vignare at OCWC 2014

On Thursday I had the privilege of chatting with Karen Vignare, Associate Provost at University of Maryland University College (UMUC) here at OCWC in Ljubljana, Slovenia. During Wednesday’s conference presentation, Karen told us more about how UMUC are moving toward an 100% e-resources/OER model by the end of 2016. In Spring/Summer 2013 alone, UMUC saved students $3 million…

Textbook Heroes at CNX2014

Textbook Heroes at CNX2014

“Textbook Hero” (Photo Credit: Beck Pitt) Two weeks ago I was participating in CNX2014 at Rice University, Houston. Although I was mainly tweeting from the conference, I did take a few notes which I’ve reproduced below. These notes focus only on Monday’s sessions so, for a more detailed and varied account of what happened, check out the conference…