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Learning Objectives

  • Understand higher education challenges & OER alignment with UTSA’s mission. 

 

The costs associated with higher education are only continuing to grow. As prices continue to rise, some students and their families are starting to ask if a college degree is worth the cost.  

 

Key Takeaways

 

OER advancement and incorporating open pedagogy practices into UTSA courses aligns perfectly with UTSA’s mission and inclusivity statements. 

 

Key Takeaways

 

Activity:

Do you think you might be interested in incorporating open pedagogy into your teaching practices at some point where your students play a part in developing and refining an open textbook for a course?  What benefits do you think open pedagogy might give your students?

Additional Resources:

UTSA. (2019a). Destinations | Strategic Plan—A Vision for UTSA | UTSA | University of Texas at San Antonio.

UTSA. (2019b). UTSA launches tuition-free Bold Promise program for high-achieving Texas students from limited family incomes | UTSA Today | UTSA | The University of Texas at San Antonio.

UTSA. (2021). Inclusivity Statement. Office of Inclusive Excellence.

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