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Committees and Work Groups

Charge and tasking

The KYVL Leadership Team authorized the Affordable Learning Exploratory Task Force as an ad hoc KYVL task force with an initial term through June 2021. In July 2021, the task force became the Affordable Learning Steering Committee.

Affordable Learning Steering Committee Charge

The charge of the Affordable Learning Steering Committee is to facilitate efforts to expand availability and use of low- and / or no-cost high-quality educational resources for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, with an initial focus on undergraduate higher education.

The steering committee coordinates the work of subgroups focusing on specific aspects of the overall project and makes recommendations to the Council on Postsecondary Education by way of the KYVL Leadership Team. A member of the steering committee serves as a liaison to each subgroup.

Revised May 2021

 

Affordable Learning Steering Committee Tasking, F21-22
  • Five representatives from the steering committee will take part in the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) OER Institute from July 2021 through July 2022. Institute participants will serve in a liaison role between the institute and the steering committee.
  • Develop charge and tasking for, identify members of, appoint liaisons for, and convene initial subgroups, based on priority and capacity.
  • Develop recommendations for strategic planning and sustainability.

Revised May 2021

Affordable Learning Exploratory Task Force Charge and Tasking, F20-21

The charge of the task force is to develop recommendations for expanding availability and use of low- or no-cost high-quality educational resources in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The initial focus of the task force is undergraduate higher education.

The group will report on its work at the 2021 Joint Session.

Approved 11.16.2020

 

Affordable Learning Task Force Tasking, F20-21

The tasking of the Affordable Learning Exploratory Task Force is to:

  • Explore existing affordable learning efforts within and beyond Kentucky.
  • Identify materials, platforms, and models for funding, partnerships, coordination, oversight, etc., with the greatest potential for success and impact in Kentucky.
  • Develop recommendations for affordable learning in Kentucky for the next one to three years.
  • Cultivate / maintain an awareness of potential grant opportunities / funding tie-ins.

Approved 11.16.2020

Roster and composition

Makeup of Affordable Learning Steering Committee

The steering committee is formed around a core of KYVL member institutions currently engaged in and actively exploring OER or other affordable learning efforts, and includes representation from SAALCK, KCTCS and AIKCU. Other steering committee members include a KYVL Leadership Team liaison and the KYVL executive director with the potential for participation by additional CPE staff.

Participating institutions may be represented by one or two actively engaged individuals, such as librarians, instructional designers, faculty champions, etc. Additional institutional representatives may participate in the subgroups.

Makeup of Affordable Learning Exploratory Task Force, F20-21

The task force is formed around a core of KYVL member institutions currently engaged in and actively exploring OER or other affordable learning efforts and will include the KYVL executive director and a KYVL Leadership Team liaison. Participating institution will be represented by one or more librarians along with other appropriate staff, such as instructional designers, faculty champions, etc.

The group will submit a recommendation for chair to the Leadership Team for approval.

Approved 11.16.2020

F20-21 roster
Representing First Last Email Phone Office
Eastern Kentucky University Kelly Smith kelly.smith2@eku.edu   Co-chair
Eastern Kentucky University Steven Shisley steven.shisley@eku.edu    
KYVL Ilona Burdette ilona.burdette@ky.gov 502.892.3073  
KYVL Leadership Team Naulayne Enders nenders@kcu.edu   LT Liaison
Murray State University AJ Boston aboston@murraystate.edu 270.809.2849  
Murray State University Cris Ferguson cferguson13@murraystate.edu 270.809.5607  
Northern Kentucky University Crissy Ross rossc2@nku.edu   Co-chair
University of Kentucky Adrian Ho adrian.ho@uky.edu    
University of Kentucky Mary Beth Thompson mbthomson@uky.edu    
Western Kentucky University Laura DeLancey laura.delancey@wku.edu    

Updated 12.14.2020

F20-21 roster

AJ Boston, Murray State University
aboston@murraystate.edu
270.809.2849

Ilona Burdette, KYVL
ilona.burdette@ky.gov
502.892.3073

Laura DeLancey, Western Kentucky University
laura.delancey@wku.edu
 

Naulayne Enders, KYVL LT liaison
nenders@kcu.edu
 

Cris Ferguson, Murray State University
cferguson13@murraystate.edu
270.809.5607

Adrian Ho, University of Kentucky
adrian.ho@uky.edu
 

Crissy Ross, Northern Kentucky University
rossc2@nku.edu
 

Steven Shisley, Eastern Kentucky University, co-chair
steven.shisley@eku.edu
 

Kelly Smith, Eastern Kentucky University, co-chair
kelly.smith2@eku.edu
 

Mary Beth Thompson, University of Kentukcy
mbthomson@uky.edu
 

Updated 12.14.2020

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