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

Webinars are Wednesdays at noon PT/ 3 pm ET except where otherwise indicated 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. More information about the speakers will be posted a couple of […]

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 […]

OER Hackathon

By: Joanna M. Miller, Ed.D. Dean of Distance Education at Contra Costa Community College District Scott Hubbard, Math Professor and TLC Chair at Los Medanos College A group of 30 faculty in myriad disciplines from across the Contra Costa Community College District (4CD) came together June 4 to create, curate and implement open educational resources […]

Montgomery College Positions OER in Strategic Plan

Montgomery College is embarking on a new strategic plan to guide the College over the next five years. Titled MC 2025, the plan will serve as the overarching plan for other master plans at the College, including the Academic Master Plan and the Achieving the Dream (ATD) student success work. Specific strategies are identified to […]