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Fwd: [Free-Textbooks] May 20 Open Textbook Meetup

Samuel Klein-2
From the OER Consortium...

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Judy Baker <[hidden email]>
Date: Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 7:30 PM
Subject: [Free-Textbooks] Open Textbook Meetup Invitation
To: [hidden email]

Open Textbook Meetup Invitation

The Community College Open Textbook Project (
http://www.collegeopentextbooks.org), California Digital Marketplace (
http://www.21st-digitalmarketplace.com/index.html), and the Open
Knowledge Foundation (http://www.okfn.org/ ) invite those with an
interest in repositories for open textbooks to a meeting on Wednesday,
May 20th at 1:30 - 3:30 pm PDT (2130-2330 GMT or 2230-0030 CET).  In
particular, we want to coordinate metatagging, interoperability,
accessibility, and repository efforts for open textbooks.

Tenative Agenda

* Welcome and Meeting Purpose:  To facilitate coordination of
metatagging, interoperability, accessibility, and repository efforts
for open textbooks
* Introductions:  Name of attendee, Organizational affiliation,
Organization's goals and needs
* Identify and summarize common goals and needs
* Share metatagging, interoperability, and accessibility guidelines
for OER repositories
* Target 20 high-enrollment general education (transferable) courses
for open textbook development

How to Attend

You can attend in-person on the Foothill College campus or virtually
via internet/teleconference (meeting will be archived for access

* To attend in-person, please contact Jacky Hood, CCOT Project
Director ([hidden email]) for a temporary parking permit and

* For virtual attendance, see the Login Guide (
) and Participant Guide (

Virtual Attendance Instructions


> Dial your telephone conference line: (888) 886-3951
> Enter your passcode: 228240


> Go to www.cccconfer.org.
> Click the Participant Log In button under the Meet & Confer logo
> Locate your meeting and click Go.
> Fill out the form and enter the password: 228240

Judy Baker, Dean
Foothill Global Access
Distance and Mediated Learning
Foothill College
[hidden email]

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