Open Access Teaching Resources

December 5, 2016 Katie Nelson Inver Hills Community College   During the American Anthropological Association’s 2016 annual meeting in Minneapolis, I helped facilitate a roundtable discussion sponsored by the Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges. The discussion spurred a robust conversation on the merits and challenges of open access teaching opportunities in anthropology. Addressing the new landscape of open access educational resources including journals, textbooks, data repositories, and multimedia collections, we discussed opportunities to connect students with instructional materials in ways that reduce the price and access barriers that have existed in the past. We also addressed questions about...

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