An "Open" Conversation: Why Free Educational Resources Matter Now More than Ever
Date: March 24, 2017
Times: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Kiva Room, Student Union Memorial Center
Cable Green, Director of Open Education for Creative Commons, and Cheryl Cuillier, the UA's Open Educational Resource Librarian, talk about the importance of increasing access to free, high-quality educational resources.
Dr. Cable Green is the Director of Open Education for Creative Commons, a global nonprofit that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools. Cable works with the global open education community to leverage open licensing, open content, and open policies to significantly improve access to quality, affordable, education and research resources so everyone in the world can attain all the education they desire. His career is dedicated to increasing access to educational opportunities for everyone around the world. He’s a leading advocate for open licensing policies that ensure publicly funded education materials are freely and openly available to the public that paid for them. Cable has 20 years of academic technology, online learning, and open education experience in education and helped establish the Open Course Library.