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Affordable Learning PA Summit 2022 Call For Proposals

June 15, 2022

The Affordable Learning PA Steering Committee invites you to submit a proposal for the fourth annual Affordable Learning Summit. The Affordable Learning Summit is an opportunity for librarians, faculty, and others to collaborate on building a network dedicated to making higher education in Pennsylvania more accessible and affordable.

The theme for this year’s Summit is Infrastructure for Affordability. Opportunities include panels, individual presentations, virtual posters, pre-recorded lightning talks, roundtables/networking (breakout rooms with moderators), or other format suitable for a fully virtual conference environment.

The Steering Committee welcomes proposals on aspects of open and affordable education activities across these themes: 

ThemeSuggested Topics
Building NetworksCommunities of Practice Faculty Partnerships Engaging Students OER Advocacy Organizations Campus Connections: bookstore, student success offices, learning technology 
Constructing OERPublishing and Creating OER Copyright Digital Repositories Authoring Tools ILS Integration
Blueprints for AssessmentFinancial Learning Satisfaction Learning Outcomes Programmatic Accessibility 
Pedagogy FrameworksOpen Pedagogy Interactive Course Materials Renewable Assignments
Miscellaneous Building MaterialsZero Cost Materials Designing OER for accessibility

This year’s ALPA Summit will be held virtually from August 9th-August 10th. The deadline for submissions is Thursday June 30th. Notifications for accepted proposals will be delivered by July 15. The date, time, and format of proposed presentations will be confirmed through conversation with the presenters during the week of July 25th.

Please click here to submit your proposal.

If you have additional questions about submitting your proposal, or about the ALPA Summit in general, please contact

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