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Open Initiatives

These pages highlight VIVA efforts to investigate and support open educational, resource, and access models that increase access and affordabilty to high quality educational resources for Virginia students. Please use the links to the left to access more information. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us.

VIVA Open Textbook Network Statistics



OTN Leaders Trained = 35

System Leaders = 4

Campus Leaders = 31

Workshops = 37, for 358 faculty from 25 institutions

Course Adoptions = 7

Student Savings To Date = $15,000


New Campus Leaders Trained = 7

Anticipated Adoptions, Pending Faculty Confirmation = 100

Estimated Student Savings = $200,000

VIVA Open Textbook Network Trainings

Institution Leader(s) Date
Bridgewater College Einselen 4/13/2017
Bridgewater College Einselen 4/14/2017
Bridgewater College Einselen 9/13/2017
College of William and Mary DeLaurenti 4/12/2017
College of William and Mary DeLaurenti 4/13/2017
Ferrum College Walz 12/13/2016
George Mason University Holland 3/24/2017
Germanna Community College Pierce 10/6/2017
Hampden-Sydney College Burns 3/21/2017
J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College Riggs  11/30/2016
J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College Riggs  12/5/2016
James Madison University Thompson 3/1/2017
James Madison University Thompson 10/17/2017
Lynchburg College Glaeser 5/10/2017
Northern Virginia Community College Walz/Blicher 5/19/2017
Old Dominion University Lucinda Rush 10/24/2016
Old Dominion University Rush 3/30/2017
Piedmont Virginia Community College Newell 1/4/2017
Radford University DeLong 1/12/2017
Radford University DeLong 2/9/2017
Radford University DeLong 2/22/2017
Radford University DeLong 5/10/2017
Radford University DeLong 8/16/2017
Randolph College Glaeser 5/10/2017
Roanoke College Cumbo 3/16/2017
Shenandoah University Kulp 10/12/2017
Sweet Briar College Glaeser 5/10/2017
Thomas Nelson Community College Joslyn Allison 1/4/2017
Tidewater Community College Reinauer 5/10/2017
University of  Mary Washington Wysong 3/21/2017
University of  Mary Washington Wysong 4/4/2017
University of Mary Washington Wysong 4/13/2017
University of Richmond McCulley 1/25/2017
University of Richmond McCulley 1/26/2017
Virginia Commonwealth University Ghaphery 9/28/2016
Virginia Commonwealth University Miller 10/27/2016
Virginia Commonwealth University Miller 12/2/2016
Virginia Commonwealth University Miller 2/24/2017
Virginia Commonwealth University Miller 3/3/2017
Virginia State University Miller 2/24/2017
Virginia State University Ghaphery 3/28/2017
Virginia Tech Walz/Haugen 12/8/2016
Virginia Tech Walz 5/19/2017
Virginia Tech Walz 9/29/2017
Virginia Wesleyan College Takacs 10/28/2016
Virginia Wesleyan University Henderson 10/4/2017
Virginia Western Community College Dulaney 1/4/2017


*Updated 10/19/17

















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