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The Future of Textbooks: How Modular Courseware Will Empower Educators And Drive Student Success

Steve Ernst (Boundless, USA)
Session Information
October 16, 2015 - 9:30am
Institutional Level: 
Multiple Levels
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Session Type: 
Vendor Showcase
Europe 8
Session Duration: 
45 Minutes
Concurrent Session 9

In this session, we will explore emerging trends in educational content as well as how Boundless can help you think beyond textbooks with the Next Generation Courseware. 

Extended Abstract

In this session, we will explore emerging trends in educational content as well as how Boundless can help you think beyond textbooks with affordable, quality content deeply integrated with Canvas. Meet the future of educational content: affordable, ready-to-use, digitally native courseware that can be quickly customized by instructors and personalized for students’ learning needs, and that offers real-time data and analytics to help drive student success. 

Lead Presenter

Steve Ernst is Vice President Content and Learning Services at Boundless. In that role, Steve oversees content development, and deployment of products and services to Boundless customers. Steve has extensive experience with content development and deployment, enterprise-level data analytics, adaptive learning, management of online learning programs, and higher education administration. Steve has held leadership roles in both private industry and education, including CLO, COO and other senior roles in learning-oriented organizations. Steve was trained as a geneticist, and was a tenured professor prior to moving into higher education administration and private industry. Steve earned his Ph.D. from Michigan State University.