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Thursday, March 20 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Let's Get Digital: Reinventing Course Material Delivery

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Course materials such as textbooks and course packs are becoming increasingly expensive for students, and faculty are presented with increasingly confusing options for incorporating relevant content into their courses.  How can libraries help?  This session discusses the Digital Course Pack project at the University of Minnesota, the goals of which are to streamline the course readings creation process for instructors, integrate library content into course curriculum, present materials in the campus course management system (Moodle), include royalty-based readings when necessary, and to save students money.  This session will include a demo of the system, as well as usage and student savings data.

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Shane Nackerud

Technology Lead, eLearning Support Initiative, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Shane Nackerud has worked at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities for 15 years, first as the Libraries webmaster, then as the Director of Web Development, and currently as the Technology Lead for the eLearning Support Initiative. In his current position Shane is working on finding new ways of integrating open access and library content into courses and curricula, including MOOCs and online classes. Shane's research interests include... Read More →
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Danika Stegeman

LAII, University of Minnesota Libraries
Danika Stegeman works at the University of Minnesota Libraries Course Reserve. She has a M.F.A. from George Mason University.
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Treden Wagoner

Academic Technologist, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Treden Wagoner, CEHD Academic Technologist, has a M.A. in Education and was a state-licensed K-12 visual arts educator. As Academic Technologist, Treden’s most notable projects include the Digital Course Pack Pilot, the College’s iPad initiative, and Treks--CEHD’s faculty development program on teaching and learning with technology. He has over 20 years teaching experience and has specialized in education technology since 2002. Before... Read More →


Thursday March 20, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Olin-Rice 350

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