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Tuesday, May 12 • 10:45am - 12:05pm
“So you want to develop a ZTC?”

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“So you want to develop a ZTC?”

Curious about how to build a Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) program in at your institution? This session is for you! We will share how BCcampus defines ZTCs, how to pursue one and learn about the steps to achieving this goal – you may be closer than you think!

In this panel and interactive session, you will learn how ZTCs were built and launched in BC post-secondary institutes; the role of the library; how ZTCs can support accessibility and inclusivity initiatives; and, next steps you can take to develop ZTC programs. The session will include a Liberating Structure activity to help attendees start on the path toward a ZTC.

This session will be led by librarians, faculty and BCcampus project managers who have worked on ZTC programs across a variety of disciplines.

This session will address the following topics and lessons learned:

- Financial implications for development and sustainability
- Administration (information gathering, communication, maintenance)
- Identifying what programs may be good candidates
- How to get faculty engaged and on board
- Barriers/challenges that ZTC projects can face and some tips for overcoming them.
- Considerations for accessibility and inclusivity
- How BCcampus can support ZTC projects

Speakers
avatar for Melanie Meyers

Melanie Meyers

Project Manager, BCcampus


Tuesday May 12, 2020 10:45am - 12:05pm
Salon E
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