How a Book Club Inspired New DigiTex Equity Statements

By Judith Sebesta, Ph.D., Executive Director, and Ursula Pike, Associate DIrector, DigiTex  Last summer, we had the privilege of participating in a Reading Club hosted by the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources. Organized by the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee of CCCOER, for which Ursula serves as Co-Chair, the virtual club met bi-weekly … Continue reading How a Book Club Inspired New DigiTex Equity Statements

Introducing InclusiveAccess.org

By Judith Sebesta, Ph.D., Executive Director, DigiTex  Knowledge should be free.  --Kaushik Sinha The price of college textbooks has skyrocketed over the past 30 years. Two-thirds of college students say that they’ve delayed buying a textbook because it was too expensive—even though 90% of those students worry that not having the textbook will affect their … Continue reading Introducing InclusiveAccess.org

An Academic Staff’s Journey to Open Education Leadership

by Beatrice Canales, MLS, Academic Unit Assistant, MESSH-Early Childhood Studies, San Antonio College “Show me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” --Confucian philosopher, Xun Kuang Professional development in open education leadership can start from necessity and never ends since the field is always changing. The ability to appreciate … Continue reading An Academic Staff’s Journey to Open Education Leadership