Friday, September 28, 2012

CCCOER Webinar: OER Faculty Development -- Three Successful Models

Una Daly has invited you to the event 'CCCOER Webinar: OER Faculty Development -- Three Successful Models' on College Open Textbooks Community!
  Time: October 9, 2012 from 10am to 11am
Location: online Pacific TIme zone
Organized By: Una Daly

Event Description:
Please join the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER) on Tuesday, October 9, 1:00 pm Eastern to hear about three different but successful faculty development models for encouraging the use of open textbooks and open educational resources (OER) to improve instructional outcomes at community colleges. Models focused on finding, creating, and sharing OER for courses that are currently being taught. Presenters include a dean of online at a large community college district, a director of distance learning at a community college, and the OER Project Director at a community college.
Dr. Andrea Henne, Dean of Online and Distributed Learning at the San Diego Community College District (SDCCD). Andrea will present on the faculty development program for awareness, use, and creation of OER which is part of the SDCCD Online Faculty Training and Certification Program. Faculty contribute to a wiki with quality web resources in their subject areas and participate in a collaborative forum to share OER that they found to enhance their curriculum and improve instructional outcomes.
John Makevich, Director of Distance and Accelerated Learning at College of the Canyons. John will present on the OER FIPSE grant where faculty at his community college were encouraged to find and contribute open content learning objects for generating OER play lists to improve instructional outcomes and student engagement.
Quill West, OER Project Director at Tacoma Community College. Quill, an experienced college librarian, will present on the OER faculty development at Tacoma Community College with a current focus on the English sequence. She will also report on related efforts at other Washington community and technical colleges to create awareness and promote adoption of OER among faculty and students.

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