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March 10: OER Adoption – Student Voices Panel and Campus Faculty Development

February 26, 2016

 

oew 2016 logoPlease join the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER) for a free and open webinar promoting OER Adoption at colleges through structured, public student-faculty dialogues on costs of textbooks and a campus wide faculty development effort to create awareness of existing open educational resources.

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Date: Thur, March 10, 
Time: 10 am PST, 1:00 pm EST


Student Voices Panel:

A panel of students from the Pierce College District in Washington will share their thoughtful public dialogues, co-sponsored by the Center for Engagement & Learning, with faculty about lowering textbook costs through OER.

  • Moderator: Quill West, OER Project Manager, Pierce College District

Campus-wide OER Faculty Development:

Sue Tashjian and Jody Carson co-chairs of the Northern Essex Community College’s (NECC) Textbook Task Force will share how they nurtured a small program on campus to incentivize 5 faculty to adopt OER has grown over the last two years. Through faculty development to help instructors faculty find high-quality open educational resources and additional OER funding, NECC has saved students over $450,000 and growing.

  • Jody Carson, professor and instructional coach in Center for Instructional Technology
  • Sue Tashjian, adjunct CIS faculty and Coordinator of Instructional Technology

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Feb. 10: OER and Best Practices for Faculty Development

January 25, 2016

Faculty meetingPlease join the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER) for a free and open webinar on best practices for Faculty Development to promote OER adoption.   Two librarians who are leading efforts in their states to inform and inspire faculty to adopt OER will be featured.

Open Oregon is a project of the Oregon’s community colleges focused on reducing textbooks costs and open education is gaining momentum as an innovative and long-term solution to the problem. Amy Hofer is the statewide coordinator of these efforts and works with all 17 community colleges in Oregon to help promote these efforts through faculty development and sharing resources centrally.

Lansing Community College held its first OER Summit in fall of 2015.  With support from their Provost,  Regina Gong and her team organized a statewide event for Michigan community college featuring OER thought leaders from many organizations including CCCOER and also faculty from Lansing Community College.  It was an important event to inform and advocate for using open educational resources to reduce costs and expand faculty’s curriculum choices.

Date: Wed, February 10, 
Time: 10 am PST, 1:00 pm EST


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Posted by: Una Daly, Director of Curriculum Design & College Outreach, OEC Consortium, email: unatdaly@oeconsortium.org

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March 12: Celebrate Open Education Week with Community College OER Showcases

March 4, 2014

Please join the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER) for three free webinars on Wednesday, openeducationweek14March 12 to celebrate Open Education Week.  Each webinar features multiple innovative community college OER projects from Washington, Oregon, Arizona, California, and Virginia.  Hear from faculty, librarians, program managers, deans, and curriculum developers involved in college-wide, district-wide, and state-wide projects to support the adoption of OER and open textbooks to expand access and enhance teaching and learning.

Community College OER Showcases:  Washington’s OER Faculty Training and Lane College’s OER Faculty Fellowship Program

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This webinar starts at 11:00 am (PDT), 2:00 pm (EDT) and will showcase two innovative OER faculty development projects at U.S. community colleges in Washington and Oregon. Login: http://goo.gl/xscTFE

Boyoung Chae, Program Manager of Open Education and eLearning, at the Washington State Board of Community and Technical colleges will demonstrate the public online faculty training course: “How to Use Open Educational Resources”.

Jen Klaudinyi, Reference and Instruction Librarian, will give an overview of Lane Community College’s award winning faculty professional development initiative that incentivizes instructors to adopt OER.

Community College OER Showcases: Maricopa Millions OER Project, Kaleidoscope at Cerritos College, and Northern Virginia’s OER-based General Education Program

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This webinar starts at noon (PDT), 3:00 pm (EDT) and will showcase three innovative OER projects at U.S. community colleges in Arizona, California, and Virginia.  Login: http://goo.gl/PVD0HZ

Paul Golisch, Dean of Instructional Technology, Paradise Valley College will share the strategies and successes of the Maricopa Millions OER Project, a district-wide effort to promote faculty development and adoption of OER for the 10 highest-enrolled courses.

Dr. Cynthia Alexander, Distance Education Coordinator and Educational Technology Department Chair will share the Kaleidoscope OER course development and adoptions at Cerritos College.

Natalie Clewell, Librarian at the Extended Learning Institute of Northern Virginia Community College, will share the team-based approach of librarians, faculty, and instruction designers working together to successfully launch the OER-based General Education Program in fall 2013.

 

Community College OER Showcases: Scottsdale College’s OER Math Program and Tacoma College’s Liberate Project

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This webinar starts at 1:00 pm (PDT), 4:00 pm (EDT) and will showcase two innovative OER projects at U.S. community colleges in Arizona and Washington State.  Login: http://goo.gl/7m3aaR   [fixed login 3/07/2014]

Dr. Donna Gaudet, Mathematics Department Chair at Scottsdale Community College in Arizona will share the three-year odyssey of developing and adopting OER for all the math curriculum from arithmetic through pre-calculus.  Results presented will include the cost savings and feedback from students on using the new materials.

Quill West, OER Project Director, has lead the Liberate Project at Tacoma Community College in Washington since 2011 promoting OER awareness and adoption among faculty and students.  The project saved students an estimated $271,000 in textbook costs in the first nine months and encourages student advocacy in OER selection and adoption.

 

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October 9 OER Faculty Development : Three Successful Models

September 26, 2012

Please join us Tuesday, October 9, 1:00 pm Eastern to hear about three different but successful faculty development fun faculty meetingmodels for encouraging the use of open textbooks and open educational resources (OER) to improve instructional outcomes at community colleges.  Models focused on finding, creating, and sharing OER for courses that are currently being taught.   Presenters include a dean of online at a large community college district, a director of distance learning at a community college, and the OER Project Director at a community college.

Dr. Andrea Henne, Dean of Online and Distributed Learning at the San Diego Community College District (SDCCD).  Andrea will present on the faculty development program for awareness, use, and creation of OER which is part of the SDCCD Online Faculty Training and Certification Program.   Faculty contribute to a wiki with quality web resources in their subject areas and participate in a collaborative forum to share OER that they found to enhance their curriculum and improve instructional outcomes.

John Makevich, Director of Distance and Accelerated Learning at College of the Canyons.  John will present on the OER FIPSE grant where faculty at his community college were encouraged to find and contribute open content learning objects for generating OER play lists to improve instructional outcomes and student engagement.

Quill West, OER Project Director at Tacoma Community College.  Quill, an experienced college librarian, will present on the OER faculty development at Tacoma Community College with a current focus on the English sequence.  She will also report on related efforts at other Washington community and technical colleges to create awareness and promote adoption of OER among faculty and students.

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