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.
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
Revised May 2021
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.
The tasking of the Affordable Learning Exploratory Task Force is to:
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.
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.
|Eastern Kentucky University||Kelly||Smithemail@example.com||Co-chair|
|Eastern Kentucky University||Steven||Shisleyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|KYVL Leadership Team||Naulayne||Endersemail@example.com||LT Liaison|
|Murray State University||AJ||Bostonfirstname.lastname@example.org||270.809.2849|
|Murray State University||Cris||Fergusonemail@example.com||270.809.5607|
|Northern Kentucky University||Crissy||Rossfirstname.lastname@example.org||Co-chair|
|University of Kentucky||Adrian||Hoemail@example.com|
|University of Kentucky||Mary Beth||Thompsonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Western Kentucky University||Laura||DeLanceyemail@example.com|
AJ Boston, Murray State University
Ilona Burdette, KYVL
Laura DeLancey, Western Kentucky University
Naulayne Enders, KYVL LT liaison
Cris Ferguson, Murray State University
Adrian Ho, University of Kentucky
Crissy Ross, Northern Kentucky University
Steven Shisley, Eastern Kentucky University, co-chair
Kelly Smith, Eastern Kentucky University, co-chair
Mary Beth Thompson, University of Kentukcy