Open Education Panel

Thursday June 9, 2011: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

Open Education is the idea that knowledge shouldn't have barriers to entry. Ben Franklin was a big proponent of free access to education and ideas, and the University of Michigan is a leader in the embrace of this idea on modern college campuses.

Learn how Open Education is happening in our community and where it might lead. Speakers include: Emily Puckett Rogers, Open Education Coordinator, Open,Michigan; Shana Kimball, MPublishing; Greg Grossmeier, Copyright Specialist, UM Library; and Bobby Glushko, Copyright Specialist, UM Library.

Come hear from staff across the University who are working to make higher education more open and to make copyright work for readers as well as creators. Held in conjunction with the Downtown Library May 4 - July 8 exhibit, Ben Franklin: In Search of a Better World