Conference Recap and Reflections: OpenEd & OE Global

Two major OER conferences are scheduled for fall 2019: The 16th Annual Open Education Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, and the Open Education Global Conference in Milan, Italy. This webinar will showcase some of the presentations and experiences of CCCOER community members. When: Wednesday, December 4th, 12pm PT/ 3pm ET Featured Speakers: Marilyn Billings, Head, Office […]

OER Impact Research

When starting an OER initiative at your institution, it is important to consider how you will measure the impact that OER is having on teaching and learning. This webinar will discuss the best studies that are currently out there, key research designs for institutions, lessons learned, and what data institutions should be collecting right now.  […]

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in OER

The OER movement is deeply rooted in ensuring equitable access to information; but there is more we can do to help increase equity, diversity, and inclusion in our resources and practices. Join us for this webinar to learn about the ways in which colleges can consider issues of equity when designing and delivering OER courses […]

Implementing an Administration of Justice OER/ZTC Degree

Motivation Taft College is a smaller community college located in Kern County, California. It serves the community of Taft but also enjoys serving students from surrounding areas including Bakersfield, Shafter, Lamont, Arvin, Maricopa, McFarland, and Wasco. Taft College serves a population with some economic hardships. Many students are from lower socio-economic backgrounds and are first-time […]

California’s Zero Textbook Cost Degrees Takeoff

Faculty, staff, and students from forty-three California community colleges gathered at College of the Canyons in early September to celebrate student leaders and grantee teams from the Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) Degree program, an initiative of the Community College Chancellor’s office. The initiative represents work over the last two years of twenty-three public community colleges […]

Copyright and Licensing with OER

No matter how long you’ve been an advocate of OER, you may sometimes feel like you need a (fun and nuanced) refresher on the nuts and bolts of “open.”  This webinar will engage a panel of experts in a discussion ranging from the basics of copyright and Creative Commons licensing to the tough questions we […]

Who/What/Where/Why/How of CCCOER

The CCCOER brings together educators from across North America to share, discuss, advocate, and educate others regarding Open Educational Resources. Join us for this interactive webinar to learn more about the makeup of CCCOER, what we do, why we do it and how to get involved. This webinar is on a Tuesday, the rest of […]

Open Education Texas: Policy, Practice, & Potential

by Judith Sebesta, Ph.D., Executive Director, Digital Higher Education Consortium of Texas On August 7-8, 2019, the Digital Higher Education Consortium of Texas hosted Open Education Texas: Policy, Practice & Potential. We welcomed over 160 attendees, a majority of whom represented Texas community colleges, to this statewide convening. Statewide Landscape Analysis The foundation for the event […]

2019 Fall Webinar Series

Our 2019 Fall Webinar Series is now over. We will announce our 2020 Spring Webinar Series in January. In the meantime, if you missed any of our webinars links to the videos and slides can be found below. Webinars are Wednesdays at noon PT/ 3 pm ET except where otherwise indicated This series is free […]

Colorado OER Summit

by Brittany Dudek, Library Coordinator, Colorado Community Colleges Online, Colorado Community College System On May 31, 2019, the Colorado Department of Higher Education and the Colorado OER Council hosted the inaugural Statewide Colorado OER Conference to explore best practices in adoption and adaptation. A pre-conference training by Open Textbook Network preceded this event, attended by OER campus champions from […]