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Fall 2019 Open Textbook Workshops

Though we are only a few weeks into the fall semester, The PALSave team has already been busy preparing and delivering open textbook workshops! In September, presentations were held for at DePauw University, and Wabash College, with a total of 30 faculty attending. We are also excited to announce a virtual version of the workshop, […]

PALSave System Leaders Attend Open Education Network Summit

Four PALSave System Leaders returned to Chaska, Minnesota for the annual Open Education Network Summit. This yearly gathering, held each July, brings together OTN members for learning, collaboration, and conversation. The focus of this year’s OTN Summit was inclusion and equity. Attendees took part in a one day workshop, led by Jess Mitchell from the […]

Private Academic Library Network of Indiana’s Affordable Education Initiative Garners Support from Lilly Endowment

Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded $520,000 to the Private Academic Library Network of Indiana (PALNI) for PALSave, an affordable education initiative that will combat rising textbook costs and their detrimental effects on student success and retention. “The PALSave program will provide education and funding support to the faculty of the 24 private Indiana colleges, […]

You are invited: PALSave’s Open Textbook Network Workshop, 3/18/19

PALNI campuses are affiliate members of the Open Textbook Network (OTN) through PALSave, and we’d like to invite you to a workshop with OTN’s leadership to learn about developing successful Open Educational Resource (OER) programs on your campus. The workshop is Monday, March 18, 2019, at Indiana Wesleyan University North Campus.  Register here.  Feel free to email palsave@palni.edu for more information […]

PALSave Campus Leaders learn how to launch cost-saving textbook program on their campus

On November 5, 2018 leaders – including bookstore managers, instructional technologists, and librarians – from over half of PALNI’s supported institutions attended a workshop facilitated by the Open Textbook Network to learn how to roll out this new program on their campus. Attendees were trained to encourage the faculty adoption of open educational resources (OER) […]

PALSave Kickoff Webinar

Andrea Cohn and Amanda Hurford, System Leaders and PALSave Admin Team members, recently hosted a kickoff webinar for the PALSave initiative on October 9, 2018.  Covered in this webinar:   Getting started with PALSave Affordable learning talking points Developing campus partnerships and building awareness Conducting student surveys and interviews Preparing for PALSave System Leaders to […]

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