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Thursday, March 8 • 20:00 - 21:00
Flat World Knowledge: New Publishing Model for Lowering Textbook Costs, Increasing Access and Student Outcomes

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Flat World Knowledge President Eric Frank will share market insights and data, which led to the $200 textbook, and created an opportunity for a start-up publisher to disrupt the $8 billion college textbook industry.

Webinar will explore:

- What is an open textbook? What are the common misconceptions of “open?”

- Why all open textbooks are not created equal. What makes an open textbook “publisher grade?”  

- Case study – An overview of Flat World’s pioneering commercial open textbook model and the technology that lets instructors freely edit their text to fit their course.

- Highlights of customer cases, including positive student success data.

- Session will end with concrete ways to be a part of the global conversation on making education more affordable and accessible to all. 

Webinar link:  https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?password=M.452294B48CA4C7D927E50E9925F8FB&sid=2008170


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Thursday March 8, 2012 20:00 - 21:00
Webinar Virtual

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