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Wednesday, November 11 • 2:00pm - 3:25pm
Wednesday Plenary: Sharon Leu & Dr. Harrison Keller

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This session will feature two keynote talks offering perspectives on open education initiatives at different levels of government—from the U.S. Department of Education's Open Textbook Pilot to the Texas OER Grant Program. This session will explore the "bigger picture" of how OER can contribute to opportunities to improve educational practice, especially relating to the impacts of COVID-19. 

Speakers
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Harrison Keller

Commissioner of Higher Education, State of Texas
Dr. Harrison Keller is the Commissioner of Higher Education for the State of Texas. He is a sixth-generation Texan with more than two decades of experience in educational budget and policy, digital learning, senior university administration, management, fundraising, and building effective... Read More →
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Sharon Leu

Senior Policy Advisor, U.S. Department of Education Office of Educational Technology
Sharon leads the Office of Educational Technology’s higher education innovation initiatives that explore the complex ecosystem of lifelong, lifewide postsecondary learning and the opportunities technology provides to broaden access to education for all learners. Most recently, these... Read More →


Wednesday November 11, 2020 2:00pm - 3:25pm EST
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  Plenary, Keynote