OER Adoptions: Student Panels and Faculty Development

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The webinar provides strong case studies of promoting OER Adoption at colleges through structured, public student-faculty dialogues and campus wide faculty development efforts to create awareness of existing open educational resources to replace expensive commercial textbooks.

Student 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:
Co-chairs of the Northern Essex Community College’s (NECC) Textbook Task Force will share how they started a small program to incentivize 5 faculty to find and adopt OER more than two years ago. Through faculty development to help instructors faculty find high-quality open educational resources and additional OER funding, NECC has saved students over $450,000.

• 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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Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER)

United States, San Jose

Contributed by: Una Daly

Language: English

Date and Time: Mar 10, 2016 18:00
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