Flat World Knowledge Webcasts and Webinars

Discover why 2000+ professors at over 1200 schools in 46 countries are choosing to save their students millions of dollars by adopting Flat World Knowledge textbooks.


The Flat World Office (1/2) Hour

Join Virginia Guariglia as she walks briefly through the reasons why textbook costs have skyrocketed and how Flat World Knowledge was formed to break the "higher education cost spiral." She'll review how Flat World textbooks can help you increase course completion and how you can personalize your textbook using our online book editor.

Wed, May 1, 2013 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST

Wed, May 8, 2013 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST

Wed, May 15, 2013 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST

Wed, May 22, 2013 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST

Wed, May 29, 2013 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST

Wed, June 5, 2013 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST


View some of our pre-recorded webcasts here:

MEET MIYO: GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR TEXTBOOK IN THE LEAST AMOUNT OF TIME.
Brad Felix, Chief Learning Officer at Flat World Knowledge, and Frank Romanelli, Director of Middle College at Bristol Community College, demonstrate how MIYO, Flat World's "Make It Your Own" customization platform can easily transform a college textbook into the perfect learning tool for your course. (Duration: 45 minutes)

VIEW THE WEBCAST HERE.

SPOTLIGHT ON INNOVATION: ATTACKING HIGH TEXT COSTS WHILE IMPROVING OUTCOMES
Moderated by Eric Frank, President and Co-Founder of Flat World Knowledge, this esteemed panel (Darlene McCoy Associate Vice Chancellor of USO, Affordability and Efficiency; Dr. Steve Acker, Research Director, EText Ohio Project; Dr. Cable Green Project Director of eLearning and Open Education, WA State Board for Comm. and Tech. Colleges; Dr. Mirta Martin Dean, Reginald F. Lewis School of Business; and Dr. Andrew Feldstein Assistant Professor VSU) discusses three of the most exciting initiatives aimed at driving costs down while enhancing innovation and outcomes.

VIEW THE WEBCAST HERE.

HOW THE HIRING PROCESS REALLY WORKS: True Confessions From Former Campus Recruiters
Caroline Ceniza-Levine and Connie Thanasoulis-Cerrachio, co-founders of SixFigureStart®, former campus recruiters, and authors of Six Steps To Job Search Success published by Flat World Knowledge, and Sharon Koch, Marketing Director at Flat World Knowledge present how to give your students the tools to be successful in finding a job in today's challenging market.

In this candid, 45 minute webinar, Caroline Ceniza-Levine and Connie Thanasoulis-Cerrachio will share memorable recruiting tales and:
1. What the successful schools and candidates do
2. What pet peeves to avoid
3. The 6-step job search process that all students can use to get a job even in difficult markets

VIEW THE WEBCAST HERE.

UC IRVINE OPENCOURSEWARE OPEN TEXTBOOK FORUM
Keynote Speaker: Eric Frank, Founder of Flat World Knowledge. Live event and webcast.
VIEW THE WEBCAST HERE.

HOW TO DRIVE COLLEGE COSTS DOWN AND QUALITY UP IN TX AND CA: EMERGING TEXTBOOK SOLUTIONS

California and Texas are poised to be national leaders in efforts to reduce barriers to higher education and combat escalating textbook prices.

Join CA Senate Majority Leader Dean Florez; Dr. Charles Cook, Vice Chancellor, Houston Community College; Eric Frank, President, Flat World Knowledge; and Dennis Passovoy of The University of Texas at Austin for this webcast on new textbook affordability initiatives and the rise of open textbooks. Watch this this one-hour webcast to learn more.
VIEW THE WEBCAST HERE.

BRINGING INNOVATION TO BUSINESS PROGRAMS WITH OPEN TEXTBOOKS

Open textbooks are gaining momentum. But what exactly is an open textbook? How do new, disruptive business models harness technology and drive innovation at schools like Virginia State University and Boston College? And what does this mean for you—how can you leverage open textbooks to increase innovation and lower costs for your course, department and/or school? Watch this one-hour webcast to learn more. This webcast includes commentary by VSU professor, Andrew Feldstein, and Boston College professor and Flat World Author, John Gallaugher.
VIEW THE WEBCAST HERE.

INNOVATION & AFFORDABILITY AT COMMUNITY COLLEGES: THE RISE OF OPEN TEXTS
Listen to this one hour webcast for an inside look at the textbook affordability crisis and the rise of “open textbooks” as a new model challenging the publishing status quo while offering both innovation and affordability at Community Colleges. It features Deborah Collins of Anne Arundel Community College and Bob Livingston of Cerritos College.
VIEW THE WEBCAST HERE.

SHINING A LIGHT ON TEXTBOOK AFFORDABILITY: EMERGING SOLUTIONS IN OHIO
The University System of Ohio has been a national leader in supporting innovations that help eliminate textbook costs as a financial barrier to college.

Listen to Darlene McCoy, Associate Vice Chancellor, Division of Affordability and Efficiency, the University System of Ohio;Steve Acker, Research Director, eTextOhio Project ;and Eric Frank, President and Co-Founder, Flat World Knowledge, for a one-hour webcast to discuss solutions and innovations for Ohio. (Please note this webcast recording has 1 minute of silence before the presentation starts).
VIEW THE WEBCAST HERE.

KEEPING CA HIGHER EDUCATION ACCESSIBLE WITH OPEN TEXTBOOKS
Join Eric Frank, Founder of Flat World Knowledge, the leading publisher of commercial, openly licensed college textbooks, along with Bob Livingston (Cerritos College) and Bob Koenig (Santa Ana College) for a webcast that explores the growing open textbook movement, and the impact of open textbooks on CA faculty, students, and community colleges.
VIEW THE WEBCAST HERE.

INTERESTED IN A CUSTOM WEBINAR FOR YOUR INSTITUTION OR GROUP?
Contact Virginia Guariglia.