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March 2010

A Message from the Executive Director We are pleased to introduce our first quarterly in-depth newsletter. This month’s theme is Getting Involved. In this newsletter we have showcased different ways for you to get involved in the Consortium and help advance the use and impact of OpenCourseWare. The article on our upcoming global conference and meeting on Educational Policy and OpenCourseWare taking place in Hanoi, Vietnam from 5-7 May, gives an overview of conference events and sessions. This year’s conference will feature keynote addresses from Hal Plotkin (Senior Policy Advisor, Office of the Under Secretary, US Department of Education) and Dr. Malcolm Reed (Executive Secretary, Joint Information Systems Committee— JISC—UK). We have a number of interesting and informative sessions on the agenda, and interactive workshops are scheduled every afternoon of the conference. There

are still opportunities open for interest groups to hold discussion meetings (please contact meena@ocwconsortium.org if you would like to schedule an additional interest group meeting). We also plan to unveil our new website at the conference. We hope to see many of you there! In line with the policy orientation of the conference, this edition of the newsletter features an interview with Martha Kanter, US Under Secretary of Education, talking about the Obama administration’s views on educational resource sharing. Her views on the benefits of OER for workforce training, curricular development and international cooperation preview topics we’ll explore in Vietnam. We have another interview, with Edmundo Tovar of the Consortium’s Board of Directors, discussing his role on the Board and Universia’s commitment to producing and sharing OCW. Becoming a member

of the Consortium’s Board of Directors represents a significant commitment to shaping the organization and its activities, and this is the time of year for Board nominations. The nomination and voting process are described here, too. Please make special note of the opportunities to get involved by giving feedback for the business and strategic plans. We hope you find these articles informative. We invite you to send your news updates and events of interest to the OCW and OER communities for inclusion in our monthly newsletter to newsletter@ocwconsortium.org. We also welcome your feedback and suggestions for future themes. Hope to see you in Vietnam! Mary Lou Forward, Executive Director OCW Consortium


Interview with Martha Kanter On March 17, 2010, Tom Caswell had the opportunity to interview Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter on behalf of the OCW Consortium. They discussed her early involvement with the OER movement, the Obama Administration's goals for OER, and her thoughts on future directions for the OER movement. Martha Kanter saw the value of Open Educational Resources early on. She was initially intrigued by the start of MIT’s OpenCourseWare project and Larry Lessig's efforts to raise issues about intellectual property through Creative Commons. She says, "I jumped in with both feet. I saw this as a way to bring scholars together around an area that I think is critical to the future of this country, which is a world class curriculum." TOM CASWELL: Based on your understanding and previous work with open educational resources, how do you see OER efforts meshing with the Obama administration's goals for education, workforce development, and international cooperation? UNDER SECRETARY KANTER: I think OER is a perfect vehicle to leverage high demand workforce curriculum, to get students educated to go into green jobs, to share allied health [and] nursing information worldwide with medical schools, and community college training for healthcare workers in the country and globally. At the end of his Cairo speech, President Obama talked about increasing exchanges so that, ideally, a student in Kansas could communicate with a student in Cairo. This is the content that we want students to be communicating -- the best curriculum in the country. Sharing language experiences, sharing how to solve the world's problems, sharing global curricula. We need a way, for example, to assess the efficacy of green buildings in this country. There are people working on an open curriculum for green inspection. There are so many avenues for development. I could think of 30 of the fastest growing fields. This is a tremendous way to deliver that information to anyone who needs it. Certifications can be done by the schools, curricula can be developed by the faculty, and credit can be given by colleges and universities, or by industries if it's an industryrecognized credential. But the curriculum can be made accessible. And that's the whole point: affordability and accessibility. CASWELL: There have been concerns that OER might threaten traditional university revenue

Martha J. Kanter was nominated to be the Under Secretary of Education by President Barack Obama on April 29, 2009, and was confirmed about 6 weeks later. In this position, she reports to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and oversees policies, programs, and activities related to postsecondary education, vocational and adult education, and federal student aid. From 2003 to 2009, Kanter served as chancellor of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, one of the largest community college districts in the United States, serving more than 45,000 students. She is the first community college leader to serve in the Under Secretary position. streams. How do you react to that? KANTER: When faculty author textbooks or content, we should look at mechanisms to reward them, to compensate them fairly for that material. But why not compete with the commercial industry on this? Why can't public entities compete with private entities? I think everyone should be able to play in this field, competition should be fierce, and we should come out with the best products for student learning and success. The faculty I've talked with are rallying around this; they want to use this. They want to have control, and they should, because they are the masters of quality. They know what quality is. I think we have lost our way to some extent with how critical it is for students to be able to go to college, to afford to be educated. I think this solution puts the content in the hands of the faculty. We'll pay them for it. We'll give students access whether they are in Cairo or in New

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Orleans, and we can then improve upon it. If the private sector can make it better or even more affordable, that's great. It's all about trying to give people more access to knowledge. This is an effort led by pioneers. It's very easy for faculty to use textbooks that don't have the latest information in them. OER solves that problem. They can add chapters and they can pull down other free chapters from other places in the world. They can bring down learning objects that can explain how to solve an equation. Even virtual reality can be incorporated. I think it gives faculty access to 21st century tools. However, I think everyone's still on a learning curve. CASWELL: Where should OER focus over the next 10 years? I'm thinking of the recently released Blueprint for Reform and National Education Technology Plan. KANTER: If you read the new Blueprint for ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act) there's a section in it called a well-rounded education. For me, that translates into giving our students the best possible curriculum that this country can develop. The way to that curriculum is through the teachers, the professors, the scholars looking at how we can, for example, increase the literacy level of every American. We have a country where we have 93 million Americans without any college degree and with low levels of literacy. When you consider a country like India with 1.2 billion people, with the enormous literacy challenges that they have, you must think about how to meet that challenge. What better use for OER than making sure that every child, K12 is going to be college and career ready?

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Educational Policy and OpenCourseWare OCWC Global 2010 will bring policy makers from around the world for three days of high-impact discussions. The OCW Consortium Global Meeting is the annual event where the whole community gathers to discuss the impact and use of OpenCourseWare, showcase best practices, and discuss issues. This event not only strengthens the existing OCW community, but strengthens the movement by welcoming newcomers and offering training opportunities.

OCWC Global 2010

Policy

Making

This year’s Global Meeting features the launch of Creative Commons Vietnam. Awareness of open licensing for digital content is an integral part of OpenCourseWare, and we are happy to be involved in local activities that develop protocols for open digital content.

TOWARDS Sustainable

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partnerships, OCW for public education needs, renewal of skills for the 21st century workforce, etc.

Building OpenCourseWare The past couple of years have seen an explosive increase in the number of OpenCourseWare courses. A sudden upsurge in the number of new projects has also brought about diversity in infrastructure, language, discipline, and format. Presentations in this track consider incorporating technology, addressing intellectual property issues, gaining the support of institutions and individuals, staffing OCW projects, and other topics relevant to starting or enhancing OpenCourseWare projects. Using OCW as a platform In this track we will be discussing the practical value of OpenCourseWare: how it can be applied and expanded for use by the global community. Discussions and sharing of best practices are focused around instructional quality, public-private

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Sustaining OpenCourseWare This track encourages participants to discuss strategies for the long-term sustainability of OCW projects, including securing funding, discerning sources of revenue, insuring support by institutional decision makers, and integrating OCW development into policy. Keynote Speakers Hal Plotkin, Senior Policy Advisor to the US Under Secretary of Education, and Dr. Malcolm Reed, Executive Secretary of JISC in the UK will provide keynote speeches, along with officials from the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training. Presentations and Program Conference Presentations and Programs can be viewed here. Download the Sessions and Presenters file to see what kinds of projects are going on in the community. Should you wish to contact presenters regarding opportunities for joint projects, interest groups, research, or other topics prior to the Conference, please send your email to conference@ocwconsortium.org for forwarding. Because there were so many excellent proposals, we were

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Hanoi at Night by Greg Hayter

unable to give a full hour’s slot to each of them—many of these are grouped into panel presentations. We value interaction among the presenters and audience members. All discussions will be recorded and distributed after the meeting so that you don’t have to miss out on any sessions. All presentations will be interpreted into Vietnamese. Interpretation for Chinese and Spanish will be provided for selected sessions. Celebrating the VOCW project Vietnam OpenCourseWare started as a joint effort between the two local hosts for the conference: the Ministry of Education and Training and the Vietnam Education Foundation. In selecting Vietnam as the site for the 2010 OCW Global meeting, we celebrate this local effort at OCW development. VOCW uses the Connexions platform in order to provide modules organized around high quality textbooks. Join us in celebrating an exceptional project in an under-resourced country where free and open textbooks greatly impact higher education.

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Workshops and Special Events The OCWC Global Meeting will keep you engaged with workshops and panel discussions throughout the conference. Learn about different OCW platforms, approaches to creating effective international partnerships, the strengths and limitations of different open licenses, developments in mobile platforms, and other compelling topics.

Workshops Our community has always fostered open sharing of best practices; this is how our early adaptors led the way to encourage many others to start up OpenCourseWare projects. As the sudden upsurge of interest in OCW has led to an explosive growth in institutions and courses all over the world, it has become now impossible to simply depend on our early adaptors to serve as mentors for everyone. It thus is increasingly important to train personnel in open knowledge projects, and we have dedicated a good deal of the conference to providing workshops on various aspects of OCW project operation. Workshops on various content management systems will be offered for those interested in platforms for OCW. Each workshop on Moodle, eduCommons, Connexions, and Drupal will allow its participants to learn the different functions, advantages and disadvantages of that platform. Take advantage of this excellent opportunity to compare some of the most widely used platforms for open educational resources. Much more is offered on other technology for OCW as well, including a workshop on metadata for greater discoverability and another on technical concerns for greater accessibility. Another workshop focus is on intellectual property issues. There is an Intellectual Property Basics workshop as well as an in-depth course for using Creative Commons to serve as a “train the trainer” course. There is also a special series of Creative Commons workshops for Vietnamese participants. Because the Conference doubles as a Creative Commons Vietnam launch event, special attention is given to the local effort for open licensing.

Still more workshops topics include Creating a Sustainable National Hub for Sharing OER, Extending the OCW Experience in the OCW Sandbox, Open Educational Resources: Developing a Research Agenda. These will help us learn and discuss ways to expand the use of OCW. Throughout all the workshops, questions and discussions will be collected and transcribed in order to share findings with the broader community.

CC on Orange by Yohei Yamashita

CC Vietnam launch event Reasons abound for OCWC Global 2010 to be a significant event in Vietnam! The launch of Creative Commons Vietnam will take place during the Conference. Bringing Creative Commons to Vietnam was a joint effort between the Vietnam Education Foundation and the Ministry of Education and Training. Now that project is spearheaded by D&N International, a law firm specializing in intellectual property law. Awareness of open licensing and sharing is not yet very significant in Vietnam, and the launch team hopes to increase awareness among the academics, artists and other creators of digital content in Vietnam. This is yet another opportunity for the OCWC Global to host an event in conjunction with other players in the

open sharing domain, and we expect great synergy through this event. Promoting both the content (OpenCourseWare) and the license (Creative Commons) at the same time will take Vietnam to new heights in the open sharing of knowledge. The launch will be announced during the event, followed by extensive workshops for both Vietnamese locals and the international community. The workshop for the international community is planned to serve as a “train the trainer” program for OCW project managers from around the world. Newcomer’s Breakfast Our annual Newcomer’s Breakfast provides our new and prospective members an opportunity to interact with other new members, to learn more about how things have been done by other members of the Consortium and to ask any questions they may have about OCW projects. It is a special place reserved for newcomers to contextualize their own innovative ideas in preparation for other sessions. Interest Group Meetings Upon request, breakfast meetings for interest groups have been arranged to provide for continuation and/or start-up efforts in various areas. Meetings for “OCW in Primary and Secondary Education” and “OER Health” are already arranged. Dick Rowe from Open Learning Exchange would like to start a discussion on OCW in primary and secondary education prior to the conference. Please contact him at richard@ole.org if interested. If you are interested in hosting another interest group meeting, email meena@ocwconsortium.org.

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Getting ready for the conference Getting ready for the conference is not just about registering and applying for a visa. In order to make most out of the conference, you should look into making additional travel plans. Vietnam boasts some of the most beautiful scenery in the Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and many extraordinary beaches and historical sites. In addition, there will be opportunities to participate in drafting the business plan and strategic plan for the Consortium before and during the conference. Getting ready for the conference means increasing your involvement

Traveling in Vietnam Hanoi is an exciting place to be in 2010. In preparation for celebrating its 1000th anniversary as a city, it is making itself an even more attractive place to be. Hanoi offers an interesting mixture of the old and the new. Tradition and modernity thrive in both the city and in its people. You can find more information on travel arrangements at the following sites: OCWC Global 2010 Website : Check out the forum for more updates http://www.vietnamtourism.com: This government agency operated website offers a plethora of travel information. If you are interested in traveling within Vietnam, contact Eviva Tour Vietnam for more information. Tour packages offered before and after the conference will not be administered by the Consortium. Eviva is the official local

partner for travel needs of our participants. Eviva specializes in travels and conference organizing and has worked with clients from all over the world. All inquiries on traveling arrangements should be directed to Eviva Tour. You may also leave a question on the forum on conference site, and it will be answered by travel experts from Eviva. http://evivatour.com.vn tel. +84 4 39426585 email: info.hn@evivatour.com.vn

and tel. 844 3934 3343. The location of the hotel can be found here.

Conference Venue The conference venue is Hotel Melia, well known as the best conference facility in all of Vietnam. Melia offers a substantial discount at $95 per night. Download the Reservation Form as a Word document from the conference website. Further inquires about the hotel can be directed to Ms. Nguyen Thi Hong Mai, Sales Manager at gsr@meliahanoi.com.vn

Visa matters You can download a list of countries that have visa exemption agreements with Vietnam here. If you need a visa, please email Mr. Long of the Int’l Cooperation Department, Ministry of Education and Training at ldlong1952@yahoo.com for letters of invitation.

Participate in shaping the future of the Consortium! We invite you to participate in shaping the future direction of the Consortium. The two main documents that define Consortium goals for the coming year are the strategic plan and business plan. Drafting these documents is a concerted effort of the community. The business plan for fiscal year 2011 (based on the FY10-11 strategic plan) is due for submission to the board of directors for the upcoming global meeting in Hanoi, May 5-7. As part of the drafting process, Mary Lou Forward, Executive Director, will host an e-mail based discussion of the current business plan (FY10) through April 16. The e-mail list for the discussion is businessplan@ocwconsortium.org. The current strategic plan was developed during the organizational effectiveness processes in late 2008 and 2009, and the draft for FY 12-13 is to be submitted to the Board of Directors at the January 2011 board meeting. Steve Carson, President of the Board of Directors, will host an e-mail-based discussion of the Strategic Plan from April 5-April 30 and an in-person discussion at the OCWC Global meeting. The mailing list for this discussion is strategicplan@ocwconsortium.org. In general, you can sign up for email discussions here: http:// www.ocwconsortium.org/mailinglists. We urge you to partake in shaping the future of OCW Consortium.

Other Hotels nearby There are many other hotels, priced to suit a variety budgetary needs, within a short taxi ride from the conference venue in the Hoan Kiem Lake District. A taxi ride is about 1.5 USD to the conference venue. Since the conference venue is close to the downtown area, there are many less expensive hotels within walking distance.

OCW Consortium Webinar : Connexions We have Joel Thierstein from Rice University giving a webinar on the Connexions Rhaptos this month. It will be held on April 1st at 10AM EST. The webinar is free, and no registration is necessary. You can join by clicking here. Bring a headset or a webcam if you would like to participate in the discussion via video or audio chat. You can also participate in the discussions through the text-based chatting window. All those interested in finding the right platform for their particular OCW projects are welcome. Joel will explain why Connexions would be the best choice for projects with certain goals and priorities.

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As a member of the Consortium... What comes to your mind when you hear “Spain”? For some, it may be Gaudi, Picasso, flamenco, soccer, or siesta. For some others in this community, it may be the longest list of members on the Consortium website, the friendly faces that travel in big groups during the OCWC Global meetings. However, no one would argue with the fact that Spanish universities have helped the Consortium and the movement make a big leap forward. This month, Marcela Morales interviewed Edmundo Tovar, Executive Director of UPM-OCW. Edmundo is a professor of Artificial Intelligence at the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid and is a board member of the Consortium. We wanted to ask about what it meant to be a member of the Consortium and also what is at the root of the passionate work we see from UPM.

MARCELA MORALES: What was your first impression of the Consortium when you joined as a representative of UPM? EDMUNDO TOVAR: On a personal level, I have been privileged since my joining the OCW Consortium through the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) when I assumed the responsibility as the Executive Director of OCW-UPM. However, my involvement with the Consortium made me see great benefits in being part of a global movement. I want to be a witness and contributor to a movement that can only bring great things to our society. In addition to this, playing a role as a member of the Board of Directors within the Consortium placed me in a privileged position as well; giving me great insight into the vast work being done in other parts of the world. On an Institutional level, UPM had been part of Universia, an associate consortium, where many other Spanish-speaking universities are actively pursuing OER and OCW projects. This experience taught us the power of collective efforts for a common interest. Going from being a member of Universia to becoming yet another member of the Consortium made our activities move onto more of a global arena: new ideas and challenges on global scale. MARCELA: How did your OCW project get started? EDMUNDO: We started our project as a part of Universia, which gave us an opportunity to work with Spanishspeaking countries and institutions. Universia promoted and supported OCW projects. We still work in conjunction with Universia to maintain our portal site effectively, always modifying it. Our activities in associate consortia are similar to what we do at the OCW Consortium

- providing support kits, technical recommendations and administration tips. Once we had the project running, we exported it to our OCW site and continued the effort to perfect it. MARCELA: What has been the greatest benefit of being part of a global organization such as OCW Consortium? EDMUNDO: Being a part of the Consortium has given us the opportunity to learn the development and history behind Open Educational Resources. Acknowledging the benefits and identifying the future challenges to overcome are possible when you are a part of the Consortium. It offers the opportunity to distinguish and honor the efforts that are being done all around the world, to offer equal educational opportunities to every human being interested in learning regardless of their environment. Being part of a

global movement gives a platform to share our own experiences allowing us to build stronger foundations striving to succeed. MARCELA: What are your expectations as a member of the Consortium? EDMUNDO: Our expectations as an OCW Consortium member are to be part of an active global network that is interested in the same issues we are. Creating interdependence among the members to strengthen relations will allow us to accomplish the Consortium mission. We have witnessed the expansion of the Consortium. New members and resources are constantly being added, and we are seeing a more mature organizational practice taking place. The Consortium is growing and clarifying the member participation process, and we expect it to continue moving forward.

Sustaining Members & Membership Thank you to all members of the Consortium who have paid their 2010 membership dues. Membership fees help the Consortium advance the impact and use of OpenCourseWare worldwide. We would like to extend a special thank you to our Sustaining Members, who have each pledged $25,000 paid over the next five years: China Open Resources for Education (China) Delft University of Technology (Netherlands) Japan OpenCourseWare Consortium (Japan) Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (United States) Korea OpenCourseWare Consortium (Korea) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States) Open University Netherlands (Netherlands) Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico), Tufts University (United States), Universia (Spain) Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain) University of California, Irvine (United States) University of Michigan (United States) University of the Western Cape (South Africa) Information on becoming a member can be found here.

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Ways to Get involved Wondering how to get more involved with the OCW Consortium? Opportunities for collaboration with other Consortium members around the world are some of the most significant and enduring benefits of membership. We seek diverse viewpoints and experiences to help shape the future of the movement, so read on and get involved!

The OCW Consortium hosts a variety of projects representing a wide range of timelines and participation formats, so finding one to serve your interest and circumstances shouldn’t be difficult. If you don’t see what you want among the descriptions below, drop us a line at feedback@ocwconsortium.org and we will do what we can to put you in touch with others who are similarly inclined! Join/Form a Community of Interest Communities of Interest are discussion forums, proposed by members and organized according to particular topics of interest within the OCW movement. Participation in a Community of Interest is by no means limited to OCW Consortium Members. Some examples include the OCW for Primary and Secondary Education Community and OER Health Community. If you are interested in forming a group, please email us with your plans for a new group. Join/Form a Working Group Working groups arise from the membership, forming around discrete tasks that call for collaboration, whether that be drafting a document, researching a common question or writing a piece of code. Often a group will gather initially at an OCW Consortium Global Meeting and then put out a request for additional members in the newsletter. Some working groups form quickly and then dissolve as soon as the task is complete. Others maintain ongoing email lists so that participants can be on-call as relevant tasks materialize. Examples

include the Technology Working Group and the Copyright Exceptions and Limitations Working Group. For a full list of our currently active Working Groups, click here.

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Join a Committee Committees are more formal groups that have been tasked by the Board of Directors to provide advice regarding the life of the Consortium. Standing Committees are tasked with ongoing concerns such as Consortium finances or the review of membership applications. Ad hoc Committees are tasked with shortterm tasks such as an employee search process or website revision. For a full list of our currently active Committees, click here. Run for a Position on the Board of Directors The Board of Directors of the OCW Consortium provides strategic direction to the organization in support of its mission. Membership on the Board of Directors is limited to employees of member organizations. It represents a significant commitment to guiding the OCW Consortium in its development by providing leadership at the highest level. Specific Responsibilities for Members of the Board include:

* Develop a strategic plan every two years as high-level guidance for Consortium activities. * Provide input for and approve an annual business plan that includes activities intended to achieve the organization's goals. * Approve the annual budget and insure that resources are effectively deployed to meet goals and objectives. * Set annual dues levels for the Consortium and attend to strategic membership issues. * Provide financial oversight of Consortium activities. * Provide input and support to the Executive Director on an as-needed basis and evaluate performance. * Facilitate Communication between the Board and Consortium Committees/Working Groups. * Represent the Consortium at speaking engagements and conferences relevant to Consortium goals. * Proactively develop funding sources for the Consortium. Volunteer as a Translator The Consortium comprises of more than 200 institutions from all over the world. Many different languages are spoken among the members. Sometimes, having translated materials opens doors for many more people to participate in this movement. Many of our documents are in the process of being translated into different languages: the Toolkit, the membership guide, the new website, and newsletters. If you are able to put in a couple hours a month for translating documents into your own language, please contact meena@ocwconsortium.org.

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Member News and Updates

TU Delft receives EVD grant for Water Supply and Sanitation The faculty of Civil Engineering at TU Delft obtained a grant from the EVD to develop an educational program on Water Supply and Sanitation in Indonesia, making use of OCW. The project is carried out in collaboration with Stichting Wateropleidingen and ITB Bandung, Indonesia and aims at accelerating the achievement of the Millennium Development Water Goals by capacity building in the field of education and research on drinking water production/ distribution and waste water collection/treatment. The project builds on the experiences of TU Delft and Stichting Wateropleidingen in education and research. Training will be provided through a “learning by doing” approach and is an open knowledge sharing project. Welcoming New Members We welcome new members to the community. Institutions that have joined since February are: Universitas Indonesia

University of Sumatera Utara New Jersey Institute of Technology International Christian University Chiba University The Open University of Japan Hosei University Kwansei Gakuin University Global Pulse 2010 This three-day online collaboration, bringing people together to share ideas and promote action from the world community, will take place from March 28th 7PM to March 30th 7PM (EDST, GMT-4). The registration for this extraordinary online event can be done here and is free to anyone wanting to contribute to forming consensus on issues such as education, global health, science and technology, trade, economy and international partnership. The event is sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the U.S. Departments of State, Education, Commerce, and Health and Human Services. Mary Lou Forward, Executive Director of the OCW

Consortium, will be leading one of the discussions. We encourage our members to participate in this opportunity to communicate the importance of sharing knowledge. Faculty Positions Open at Bobst Library, New York University Bobst Library is looking to fill positions in both faculty and nonfaculty positions. More information can be found here. Election’s Coming Up! If you are interested in running for a seat on the Board of Directors, please indicate your interest by submitting a nomination form to the Nomination Committee by March 26. Important dates: April 7—Ballots are sent out to members with voting rights. April 23--Close of Proxy Voting for OCW Consortium Elections May 5--Votes are officially cast and recorded at the Consortium meeting.

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