Affordable Learning Ambassadors

Meet OhioLINK's Affordable Learning Ambassadors

The Affordable Learning Ambassadors will coordinate OhioLINK's Open Textbook Network awareness and advocacy initiatives regarding open educational resources (OER) and open textbooks as part of the OhioLINK and Ohio Department of Higher Education affordable learning initiatives for higher education. The Affordable Learning Ambassadors bring diverse perspectives and backgrounds to the topic of OERs and affordable learning.

The most recent Affordable Learning Ambassadors' presentation can be found at: OhioLINK Affordable Learning Workshop: Access, Affordability, and Academic Success 2/16/21.

  • Mandi Goodsett

    Mandi Goodsett

    Performing Arts and Humanities Librarian, Cleveland State University
    Areas of Expertise
    Open education, faculty collaboration, and library outreach and programming.
    Selected as an Open Education Network Workshop Presenter and OER Librarian Bootcamp Instructor
    Check out the Affordable Learning @ CSU website

    Selected as an Open Textbook Network OER Librarian Bootcamp Instructor

  • Mary Hricko, Ph.D.

    Mary Hricko, Ph.D.

    Professor, University Libraries, Library Director at Kent State University Geauga and Regional Academic Center
    Areas of Expertise
    Assessment, Accessibility, & Digital Learning
  • Steve Kaufman

    Steve Kaufman

    Senior Instructional Designer, University of Akron
    Areas of Expertise
    Instructional Design, Faculty Development, Open Education, Gamification
    University of Akron's Affordable Learning Website
  • Carla Myers

    Carla Myers

    Assistant Librarian and Coordinator of Scholarly Communications, Miami University
    Areas of Expertise
    Selected as an Open Education Network's Workshop Presenter
  • Joe Nowakowski

    Joe Nowakowski

    Professor of Economics, Muskingum University
    Areas of Expertise
    Economics, primarily principles, statistics, and international trade
  • Anna Bendo

    Anna Bendo

    Director, Affordable Learning Initiatives, OhioLINK
  • In Memoriam

    OhioLINK would like to thank Mark Konecny for his contributions as an Affordable Learning Ambassador from 2017-2022. He will be greatly missed and was a tremendous asset to the affordable learning movement in Ohio.