2015 CSUF Affordable Course Material Expo Sessions March 24

2015 CSUF Affordable Course Material Expo Sessions
March 24, 2015
Student Technology Services (STS) – Afsaneh Hamedani, Asst. Director, Student Technology Services, CSUF
Information Technology
10:00 – 10:20 AM Alvarado AB, TSU Conference Center
Student Technology Services (STS) offers students access to a variety of technology services to facilitate and enhance
their learning experience on campus. STS empowers students to maximize the use of digital technologies and mobile
connectivity towards a successful graduation. The Information & Learning Commons Department within the Division of
Information Technology supports students by providing technical support and access to these technology services.
Please join us for a presentation highlighting these services. For more information, please visit: http://sts.fullerton.edu
How to Build a Digital Course Reader – Kim Mazyck, Montezuma Publishing
10:00 – 10:30 AM Bradford AB, TSU Conference Center
What’s actually involved in creating a digital reader? What happens after you submit your materials? A step-by-step look
at the process, which includes: compiling the reader, code generation, and distribution.
Removing the Roadblocks to a Digital Campus – Ryan Hively, VitalSource CourseSmart
10:00 – 10:30 AM Hetebrink AB, TSU Conference Center
In this presentation, attendees will learn about the development and execution of effective strategies for the digital
distribution of educational content. The content in this presentation is culled from more than 20 years of experience
working with hundreds of institutions, including two and four year public and private, as well as professional
institutions. The presentation will consist of a “Seven Step Guide” to coach institutions on digital strategies from
planning through implementation; real-life anecdotes about disparate use cases; audience Q&A; and distribution of the
white paper, “Removing the Roadblocks to a Digital Campus.”
Wiley Learning Solutions – Leslie Shaw, Wiley Publishing
10:00 – 10:30 AM Ontiveros A, TSU Conference Center
Explore the advantages of WileyPLUS and Wiley PLUS Learning Space with an in-depth demonstration. The WileyPLUS
online teaching environment integrates the entire digital textbook with the most effective instructor and student
resources to fit every learning style.
Don’t Fear the eBook – Shannon Godfrey, RedShelf
10:45 – 11:05 AM Alvarado AB, TSU Conference Center
Get a first-hand look into how the RedShelf eReader platform can improve the digital learning experience. Learn the
many benefits of digital content and why more students are starting to utilize eBooks. Understand eBook trends and
analytics from student usage of digital content.
10 FAQs about Copyright Clearance - Kim Mazyck, Montezuma Publishing
10:45 – 11:15 AM Bradford AB, TSU Conference Center
Review the top 10 frequently asked questions about copyright clearance, including all of the gray areas. Have all of your
questions answered by a copyright professional.
CSU Merlot & Affordable Learning $olutions – Barbra Sperling & Leslie Kennedy, CSU Office of the Chancellor
10:45 – 11:15 AM Hetebrink AB, TSU Conference Center
This presentation will be an overview of how instructors can develop, share, find, and use MERLOT open educational
resources (OER) to provide customizable, affordable learning for their students. It will include a description of MERLOT
communities, including student resources for sharing and discussing with their peers, academic topics, issues, and
problems of mutual interest. Also, get an update on the course content options available through the CSU Affordable
Learning $olutions (AL$)program. From free content to digital rentals to low cost traditional print titles, AL$ partners
offer a wide variety of content solutions.
Cengage Learning Solutions – Robert Bates, Cengage Learning
10:45 – 1:15 AM Ontiveros A, TSU Conference Center
As a leading educational content provider, Cengage Learning believes that engagement is the foundation of learning.
Join us for an update on the latest digital solutions from Cengage and the learn more about current offerings of
affordable course material.
OpenStax College: Free Online Textbooks for Students – Anthony Davis Jr., CSUF Pollak Library
11:30 – 11:50 AM Alvarado AB, TSU Conference Center
An overview of OpenStax College, an open educational resource platform from Rice University. OpenStax College
provides open access, open-source textbooks that are free, customizable, and peer-reviewed.
What can LaunchPad Do For You? – Macmillan Publishing Team
12:00 – 1:00 PM Bradford AB, TSU Conference Center *Box lunch provided, pre-registration required
Macmillan designed LaunchPad as a resource to help students achieve better results. Our goal was to increase student
confidence by providing a place where they could read, study, practice, complete homework, and more. LaunchPad
combines an interactive e-book with high-quality multimedia content and ready-made assessment options, often
including LearningCurve adaptive quizzing to engage your students. Curated pre-built units are easy to assign or adapt
with your own material, such as readings, video, animations, simulations, quizzes, discussion groups and more.
LaunchPad also provides access to a gradebook that provide a clear window on performance for your whole class, for
individual students, and for individual assignments, to help you to continue to provide individual support as needed.
While a streamlined interface helps students focus on what’s due next, social commenting tools let them engage, make
connections, and learn from each other.
Prepare Your Students for Success: An innovative approach to providing students with course materials on day one –
Ajay Jain, Rafter, Inc.
12:00 – 1:00 PM Hetebrink AB, TSU Conference Center *Box lunch provided, pre-registration required
Rafter®, a course materials management company, will discuss current trends surrounding how students acquire course
materials (or in many cases, choose not to), as well as Rafter360™, a comprehensive course materials management
program that enables campuses to provide 100% of a student's required materials as part of a course fee at over 50% off
Art Kits 101: How to Design an Art Kit – Orson Woodcock, SLS Arts
12:00 – 1:00 OM Ontiveros A, TSU Conference Center *Box lunch provided, pre-registration required
Explore the convenience of custom art kits and ensure your students have all the right materials for success in the class.
Learn how to create course-specific art kits that include essentials such as: drawing and drafting tools, paints and
brushes, canvases, illustration board, storage, and more. Review optimal lead times to best prepare for the semester.
SLS Arts is a leading national distributor of art supplies with an extensive product catalog and the ability to customize
kits for virtually any class setting.
Data, Transparency, and Choice at the Point of Course Material Adoption – Alan Martin, SIDEWALK
1:15 – 1:45 PM Alvarado AB, TSU Conference Center
Affordability becomes reality as the price of content aligns more closely with its value. See how data, transparency, and
choice - provided at the point of course material adoption - can affect affordability in a very big way.