Dept. Arts and Sciences

Finding Greatness: Dr. Chris Lawrence

Dr. Chris Lawrence played a key role in developing Middle Georgia State’s new Bachelor of Science in Political Science and is the ‘campus champion’ behind efforts to lower the cost of textbooks and other course materials for students. Read more about his new role and his efforts in promoting campus community engagement.


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Workshop Opportunity: Everything you wanted to know about OERs, but were afraid to ask

Everything you wanted to know about OERs but were afraid to ask: From Ground Zero to Implementation and Beyond

Are you thinking of utilizing open education resources (OERs), in lieu of a textbook? Do you want more information of how to start the process? Are you wondering about the benefits and barriers? If you answered yes, this interactive presentation is for you. Participants will discuss redesigning a course using OERs, examine benefits and barriers, and review student and faculty feedback about the pros and cons.