Texas Tech University

2023 Open Education Week

With Open, It's Possible:

2023 Open Ed Week Virtual Conference hosted by TTU Libraries 
March 6th-10th, 2023

Open Education Week, launched by Open Education Global, is an annual worldwide celebration that provides an opportunity for sharing and learning about the amazing things happening in open education. Texas Tech University Libraries will be hosting its second Open Education (OE) Week Virtual Conference to celebrate the amazing open education efforts that are happening within Texas Tech University System institutions and South Plains College campuses, and to acknowledge the ways that open education makes an impact on the higher education learning environment.

This virtual conference was open to anyone who is interested in attending!


Date Time Title Presenter(s)
March 6, 2023 11:00am-11:55am Keynote Address Jeff Gallant, Program Director, Affordable Learning Georgia
March 6, 2023 12:00pm-12:20pm Skills Beyond the Classroom: Student-Created OER Leah Carruth, Angelo State University
March 7, 2023 10:00am-10:50am Reaching new student populations by using Open Educational Resources and building personal connections in asynchronous distance classes: recent experiences in the French program at Angelo State University. Elisabeth-Christine Muelsch & Karen Cody, Angelo State University
March 8, 2023 9:30am-9:50am Using LibreTexts and MyOpenMath to create a book for MATH 1324 Jesse Taylor, Angelo State University
March 8, 2023 10:00am-10:20am A Book for the Next Generation: Reflecting on the Process of Creating an OER e-Book for Gen Z Sydney E. Brammer, Ryan J. Martinez, & Narissra M. Punyanunt-Carter, Texas Tech University
March 9, 2023 10:00am-10:50am With Open, It's Possible. With Free, It's Obtainable. Samuel Allen & Leslie Sotomayor, Texas Tech University
March 10, 2023 12:00pm-12:50pm Implementing a Texas Government OER Matthew Gritter, Angelo State University


Headshot photograph of man in suit. The man is Jeff Gallant, Program Director of Affordable Learning Georgia

Jeff Gallant is the Program Director of Affordable Learning Georgia, an initiative of the University System of Georgia (USG) intended to promote student success and foster educational equity through supporting the adoption, adaptation, and creation of affordable and open educational resources by USG faculty and professional staff. Jeff regularly consults with new open education programs and presents on program management, strategic planning, grant programs, data analytics, and reporting. Jeff has been a mentor in the SPARC Open Education Leadership Program since its inception in 2017.