March 26 CCCOER Webinar: OER Authoring Tools

March 13, 2013
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Please join the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER) on Tuesday, March 26, 10:00 am (Pacific time) to hear about authoring tools available for developing open educational resources including web pages, ePub, and PDF formats.  This webinar will feature three different authoring tools that are being used to develop OER that can be made freely available.

Connexions Authoring Tool – Daniel Williamson, project manager of the OpenStax project at Connexions, will demonstrate the new Connexions repository authoring tool which provides a seamless development to distribution workflow for OER creation.

Pressbooks Authoring – Adrienne Watt, a Computer and Business instructor at both Douglas College and Northwest Community College in British Columbia will discuss and demonstrate the BCcampus Pressbooks platform that she and other instructors in British Columbia have used to develop open textbooks.

SoftChalk – Sue Evans, CEO and founder of SoftChalk, will demonstrate their award-winning eLearning content authoring tool and give us a tour of Softchalk cloud, their online community and learning object repository for sharing resources.

Participant Login Information:

There is no need to register in advance but please use the link below on the day of the webinar.  You may use a headset or dial-in over the phone if you would like to speak otherwise you can listen directly from your computer speakers and use the chat window.

Please click here to login to the webinar

Dial your telephone conference line: (888) 886-3951

Cell phone users dial: 913-312-3202

Enter your passcode: 753631


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Phone: 760-744-1150 ext 1537 or 1554 
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