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May 11: Faculty Perspective on OER Adoption

April 27, 2016
OER Leaders cc-by

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Please join the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER) for a free and open webinar on the Faculty Perspective on OER Adoption.  We will hear from professors in multiple disciplines including English, Physical Geology, and Psychology on how they have adopted and developed OER to improve teaching and learning and reduce costs, and how they evaluate the results.  They will also share what has inspired them to do this work and how their students are benefiting from the pedagogical enhancements.


Wed, May 11, 10amPST/1pmEST

Featured Speakers:

  • Alisa Cooper, PhD Faculty Director of the Center for Teaching, Learning & Engagement | English Faculty Glendale Community College | Tri-Chair, Maricopa Millions Project

sharing how a literature class sparked a re-development of her own course using digital learning materials to replace links and also how her online/hybrid English department colleagues at Glendale Community College are in the process of crowd sourcing an OER ENG101 (Freshman Composition) course.

  • Ryan Cumpston, MS, Department Chair, Earth Sciences Faculty, College of Lake County, Illinois

sharing how he has built a lab manual for his Physical Geology class and devoted a lot of time to building digital resources (instructional videos and interactive learning modules).  Demonstration of interactive learning module features.

  • Rajiv Jhangiana, PhD, Psychology Faculty, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Open Textbook Fellow, OER Research Fellow, Associate Editor NOBA Psychology

sharing how he has adopted open textbooks in his psychology courses, editor and reviewer for for the NOBA OER Psychology Project and other OER communities, and performs OER efficacy research.

Participant Login Information:

No pre-registration is necessary.  Please use the link below on the day of the webinar to login and listen.

If you need dial-in access, you may use the following number:
1-888-886-3951 (passcode: 900423)


FOR ASSISTANCE: CCC Confer Client Services – Monday – Friday between 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Telephone: 760-744-1150 ext 1537, 1554 or 1542 

Posted by: Una Daly, Director of Curriculum Design & College Outreach, OEC Consortium, email:



Spring CCCOER Activities: Apr 27, May 11, May 18, and June 8

April 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 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.