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Our Spring Webinar Series is now over. We will announce our fall webinars in late summer. Links to the archives for our Spring Series can be found below.

This year we are changing the time of the webinars to Wednesdays at noon PT/ 3 pm ET to include our Aloha State members in the live broadcasts. More information about the speakers will be posted a couple of weeks prior to the webinar at as well as sent to the CCCOER Community email list and tweeted out via our Twitter.

This series is free and open to the open education community and we encourage you to invite your colleagues to attend or better yet watch together and continue the discussion afterward.

If you can not join us live, we will update this page with a link to the slides and videos a couple of days after the webinar. Our webinar archives are also available at

Jan 30 Faculty and College OER Adoption Stories

Hear stories from several instructors about their motivation to adopt OER and what they learned from the process. Faculty will share the supports that they received from their colleges and what supports might still be missing. Surveys with students and how their teaching practice changed with OER will also be explored.

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March 4-8 Open Education Week – Faculty Dialogues

To celebrate Open Education Week, CCCOER will hold five 45-minute webinars, one per day, where faculty in a specific discipline will discuss the intricacies of teaching OER in that subject and invite audience questions. Disciplines and speakers will be announced in February. Please invite your faculty to join these dialogues.



The OER Connection with Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment of high school students at community colleges has been growing rapidly in the last few years. It helps students complete their first couple of year of college while attending high school which can save them both time and money but textbook cycles and provision differ. Some high schools pay for the textbooks just as for any other high school book but some leave that up to the student and their family. Textbook purchase cycles also differ with many high schools upgrading every 7 years but college departments changing books in half that time or less. Adopting OER in these classes can reduce costs for students and high schools and eliminate the textbook cycle issues.

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Three statewide OER/Zero Textbook Cost Degree Initiatives

Explore how OER and Zero Textbook Cost Degrees align with the Guided Pathways movement. A streamlined pathway of courses where all textbooks have been replaced with open and/or free resources holds the potential for faster graduation and lower debt for students.

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Regional Models for OER Implementation

Hear from multiple regional consortiums who are establishing statewide open education policy and collaboration models to accelerate the adoption of OER across disciplines and crossing the segments from K-20.

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All webinars will be at noon PT /3pm ET

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