James Glapa-Grossklag is Dean, Educational Technology, Learning Resources, and Distance Learning at College of the Canyons. He supervises Distance Learning, Libraries, and Tutoring, and leads the College’s OER initiative. He directs the statewide Distance Education Captioning and Transcription grant. He is President of the Board of the Open Education Consortium and past president of Directors of Educational Technology in California Higher Education. James was a tenured faculty member in history, and has taught online, hybrid, and face-to-face classes.