History of Art and Design department chair Steven Zucker presented “Smarthistory.org: A Sustainable OER Model For The Humanities” at the Seventh Annual Open Education Conference this November in Barcelona. The Open Education Conference is a platform for bringing together leading innovators in open education and sharing the newest research on the subject.

Dr. Zucker was at Open Ed 2010 along with Smarthistory.org co-founder, Dr. Beth Harris; their joint paper “Conversation is the Key: A Short History of Smarthistory.org” was included in the conference proceedings.

Smarthistory is an online multimedia textbook providing access to art historical academic material that is presented in an informal, easy-to-understand manner.