Open Education Leadership Program 2019-2020

Michael L. Porter

Open Education Leadership Fellow


Michael L. Porter is currently the Web Services Librarian and liaison to the Business and Computer Science Departments, the Honors College and the eCollege for Distance Education at Lawson State Community College. In this role, he works to integrate the Library resources and services into course management software as well as conducting faculty workshops on emerging technologies and library resource integration into online and hybrid learning environments. His interests include online, mobile and eLearning, OER advocacy, responsive web design, and project management in libraries. He currently serves on the Textbook Selection and Distance Education Committees. He also served as the Co-Chair of the Web Committee for the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), Distance Learning Section. Michael received his Master (MLIS) in Library and Information Science from the University of North Texas, with a concentration in Distributed Librarianship and a Master (MDE) in Distance Education and eLearning from the University of Maryland University College.

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