Spring CCCOER Activities: Apr 27, May 11, May 18, and June 8April 21, 2016
Please join us for our remaining Spring CCCOER online Activities, open and free to everyone in the open education community. Our focus is on faculty OER adoption featuring both instructors who have successfully adopted/created OER, free platforms available for customization of OER, and how to design open courses that include students in analyzing and contributing to open educational resources.
- CCCOER-Advisory meeting on Wed, April 27, 11:00 am PST/2:00 pm EST In addition to our usual updates, please join us to hear from Peter Lindberg of the NOBA Psychology OER project and Adam Privitera, Psychology professor and department chair at Chemetka community college who has adopted NOBA OER in two of his psychology courses and has also contributed to the NOBA OER collection by authoring a learning module on Sensation and Perception. NOBA currently has over 92 modules that cover the scope and sequence for introductory psychology developed by experts in the field and free for you to re-use in our courses. It also contains ancillaries for many modules including instructor guides, slides, test banks, etc. You can use their textbooks as assembled or compile your own by mixing and matching modules through their authoring platform.
- CCCOER webinar on May 11, 10:00 am PST/1:00 pm ES The focus is Faculty Perspective on Adopting OER. We will have 3 outstanding instructors presenting on proven practices for adopting OER in their courses and how they to work with other colleagues to expand use of OER to enhance teaching and learning. Featured speakers will be instructors in Psychology, English, and Physical Geology who have successfully adopted OER in their courses.
- CCCOER-Advisory on May 18, 11:00 am PST/2:00 pm EST In addition to our usual updates, please join us to hear from Nicole Finkbeiner from OpenStax College who will be sharing information about the new authoring platform available free to faculty who want to customize OpenStax textbooks to adopt in their courses.
- CCCOER webinar on June 8, 10:00 am PST/2:00 pm EST The focus is Designing for Open Pedagogy. We will have several innovative instructors sharing how they have incorporated open pedagogical practices into their teaching since adopting OER. Student are involved in analyzing and synthesizing open educational resources to enhance their learning and their work is built upon by subsequent semester students for continuously improving the learning resources for the course.