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advancing formal and informal learning through the
worldwide sharing and use of free, open, high-quality
education materials organized as courses.
CCCOER Advisory Meeting
Mar 19, 2014, 2:00 pm Eastern
Collaborate Window Overview
Audio & Video
Tech Support available at:
1-760-744-1150 ext. 1537, 1554
• Happy Spring Break
• Open Education Week Mar 10-15
• North Essex Community College
• Spring CCCOER Webinars
• Spring Conferences and Events
• Next Meeting: April 16
• Open Discussion Time
Introduce yourself and briefly mention any
challenges or updates.
– Una Daly, Community College Outreach Director at Open
– Donna Gaudet, Vice-president of CCCOER Advisory Board,
Math Chair at Scottsdale Community College
• Low cost and free open textbook bill
introduced in the U.S. House
• SXSWedu Attendees??
• Developmental Ed Conference?
• OpenEd 2014 in DC this Nov
- Proposals due April 25
• Connexions announces new OER editor, to
be unveiled in 2 weeks.
Raising Awareness of Open Education
Worldwide Mar 10-15
• Videos, resources, local events, discussion
• Social Media promotion
for open education projects.
• Community College Day on Wed, Mar 12
OER & Accessibility
• Challenges and Strategies for Promoting
Awareness of Open and Accessible Educational
– NFB, CSU-MERLOT, and OCW Consortium
• Accessibility of OERs for Diverse Learners and
Guidelines for Dyslexia in Modern Language
– Open University and OCW Consortium
Community College OER Day
• Washington's OER Faculty Training and Lane
College's OER Faculty Fellowship Program
• Maricopa Millions district-wide OER Project,
Kaleidoscope Project at Cerritos College, and
Northern Virginia’s OER-based General
• Scottsdale College’s OER Math Program and
Tacoma College’s Liberate Project
Coordinator of Instructional Technology,
Center for Instructional Technology and
Textbook Taskforce Fall 2012 started Bill Heineman, VP of
Academic and Student Affairs, as a direct result of student
concerns over high cost and use of textbooks.
Members include: Faculty, Staff (CIT, Library, Financial Aid,
Learning Accommodations, Advising), Students,
Administrators (VPs), Bookstore Managers, Admin Support
3 subcommittees formed: Faculty Training and Resource
Development, LibGuides, Student Support
Presented the work of the taskforce at Division
Meetings, Student Senate, and Student Affairs
Developed a faculty Libguide – Textbook
Financial Aid Lending Library
Student Survey (over 300 responses)
Secured funding ($5,000) from Academic Affairs Budget
Put out a call to faculty interested in transitioning to free open-
access, instructor produced, and/or library material in place of
traditional textbooks currently required for their courses.
$1,000 stipend per course (no cost to students to access materials)
5 courses were chosen based on based on greatest savings to
students (at least $100 per course x # of seats and sections)
Project total savings for Fall 2014 semester - $52,876
Analyze results from student survey
Faculty presentation of their projects
Securing funding (additional OER project stipends and
training) NOTE: We just secured another $5,000 from TAA
Grant for Summer 2014
Create Reusable Learning Objects database at NECC
Sharing resources and best practices!
(Wed, 11:00 am PST, 2:00 pm EST)
• April 9 – OER Impact Research Findings from
Community Colleges and Librarians.
• May 14 - Intellectual Property: Open Licensing,
Trademarks, Patents, etc.
– February 5 - Open Textbooks: SUNY Geneseo,
– March 12 - Community College OER Day
(3rd Wed, 11:00 am PST, 2:00 pm EST)
We are looking for short project presentations at
these meetings. Please make a suggestion.
• April 16 - Welcome to Delaware County and
Delaware Tech Community Colleges
• May 21 - ???
– Jan 22 – College of Southern Maryland
– Feb 19 – OER and Bookstores
– March 19 - North Essex Community College
Conference Location Date
eLearning 2014 Orlando Feb 15-18
League for Innovation Anaheim Mar 2-5
National Assoc. Developmental Ed Dallas Mar 5-8
Alliance of Distance Educators Palm Springs March 20
Connexions Conference Houston Mar 31- Apr 4
American Association of Community
DC April 5-8
Sloan MERLOT ET4 Online Dallas Apr 9-11
OCWC Global Conference Slovenia Apr 23-25
NISOD Austin May 25-28
CCC Online Teaching Conference San Diego June 20-21
Thank you for participating!
• Next Advisory Meeting:
Wed, April 16, 2:00 pm (EST)