Registration on or before March 18, 2016 – $200
Registration After March 18, 2016 – $275
Students – $75
The conference registration fee includes all sessions, the keynote workshop on Wednesday, refreshments and lunch on Wednesday and Thursday, and the social reception on Wednesday evening.
The conference will be held at the UGA Hotel and Conference Center in Athens Georgia. Hotel rooms start at $99 per night.
The room rate includes complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi throughout the property, one parking pass per room, per night (allowing in and out privileges), and access to our complimentary shuttle van service available to transport hotel guests locally, based on availability. Additionally, UGA Hotel conferees have special access, for a nominal daily fee, to the Ramsey Student Activities Center which includes an indoor track, three swimming pools, enormous weight room, and racquetball courts.
You will have the opportunity to book a hotel room when you make your conference registration. You may also request a room reservation at the UGA Hotel by phone at 800- 884-1381 or online at the following website. The hotel block code for the conference is 86035. To make a hotel reservation online please visit: UGA Hotel and Conference Center
We Can Be Textbook Heroes: Courageous New Learning Models and Materials is a free half day symposium intended to inspire faculty, librarians, instructional designers, administrators, and teaching and learning staff through a showcase of workshops, bold projects, and success stories featuring Open Educational Resources (OER). Topics include success stories and new research plans from USG faculty, managing open copyright for faculty, campus OER transformation, and using OER in new learning models such as competency-based education (CBE).
An evening reception will feature a special presentation on competency-based education and OER by Mark Jenkins, Director of eLearning and Open Education for the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.
For further information about the symposium please visit the ALG Events page. Please note, separate registrations for the Preconference and the USG Teaching and Learning Conference are required. Pre-Conference Symposium Registration is available online.