USG Teaching and Learning Conference: Best Practices for Promoting Engaged Student Learning
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Jeff Gallant

University System of Georgia
Program Director, Affordable Learning Georgia
Athens, GA
Jeff Gallant is the Program Director of Affordable Learning Georgia, an initiative of the University System of Georgia (USG) intended to promote student success and foster educational equity through supporting the adoption, adaptation, and creation of affordable and open educational resources by USG faculty and professional staff. Jeff regularly consults with new open education programs and presents on program management, strategic planning, grant programs, data collection, and reporting. Jeff has been a mentor in the SPARC Open Education Leadership Program since its inception in 2017, a mentoring faculty member of the AAC&U Institute on OER since its inception in 2021, and a co-author of The OER Starter Kit for Program Managers. Before working on Affordable Learning Georgia, Jeff was a Reference, E-Resources, and Virtual Services Librarian at Valdosta State University.