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Busy TAA People: Dave Dillon awarded Open Textbook Award

Blueprint for Success in College and CareerDave DillonTAA member Dave Dillon has been awarded the Open Textbook Award for Excellence by the Open Education Consortium for his textbook, Blueprint for Success in College and Career. The book is designed to show how to be successful in college and career preparation, and focuses on study skills, time management, career exploration, health, and financial literacy.

The Open Textbook Award for Excellence is presented to high-quality innovative teaching and learning materials openly available online for everyone to use, reuse, revise, remix and redistribute.

The award is selected by the OE Awards Committee to recognize truly exceptional work in Open Education. “We applaud your dedication to openness, access, high quality and innovation shown by your work and vision,” said Marcela Morales, Director of Community Relations for the Open Education Consortium.

Open Education Consortium logoThe award will be presented during the Open Education Global Conference in Milan, Italy on November 26th.

“I’m so grateful for TAA!” said Dillon, who is also a member of the TAA Council, the association’s governing board. “So much of what I have learned and the expertise shared has been imprinted into the Blueprint text.” Dillon also received a 2019 Textbook Excellence Award from TAA.