Empowering Students with Pressbooks

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WACCy Wednesdays continue!  In lieu of the annual in-person Washington Canvas Conference (WACC), the eLearning Council (ELC) is pleased to offer a second season of free WACCy Wednesday Webinars. Please join us for the fifth and final webinar in the 2022 series.

  • Wednesday, May 18th
  • Noon – 1:00 PM

Empowering Students with Pressbooks

Pressbooks is an eBook creation and discovery platform that hosts Open Educational Resources (OER). Thanks to the WA State Board of Community and Technical Colleges network subscription, faculty and staff at Lake Washington Institute of Technology started creating books this year! With seven books completed and many more in progress, faculty have chosen to use Pressbooks as a vehicle for student voice and as a tool for diversity and social justice work. Come learn more about Pressbooks and how LW Tech is using it to empower students.

Headshot of Katherine Kelley smiling in front of a shelf of library books. Katherine has long brown hair and is wearing glasses.
Katherine Kelley
Faculty Librarian
Lake Washington Institute of Technology

The webinars are FREE and no registration is required!  Simply click the “Join Us in Zoom” link below to join the webinar at the designated time.  Please log in a little bit early to avoid technical issues. Not sure if your computer meets the technical requirements for Zoom or just want to give it a test … try it now!

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Thanks,

😊 Alissa on behalf of the ELC Professional Development Work Group

Alissa Sells (she/her/hers)
Program Administrator, Educational Resources
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
asells@sbctc.edu • 425.239.0456 • @WAeLearning

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