Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources Open Textbook Project Meeting Thursday, May 1, 2008, 10 am – 3...
Goals of Meeting <ul><li>Host the membership meeting of the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources </...
AGENDA Brian Page, 1999,  Pics4Learning Concluding Remarks  2:50 <ul><li>CCCOER Next Steps  </li></ul><ul><li>Identificati...
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation <ul><li>Catherine M. Casserly, Ph.D.  </li></ul><ul><li>Director  Open Educationa...
Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources <ul><li>Goal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify, create and/or rep...
CCCOER: Progress to Date <ul><li>Membership  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>64 colleges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CA, MD, NY, WA, ...
 
Community College Open Textbook Project <ul><li>Hewlett Foundation Grant </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Feasibility study to provid...
Community College Open Textbook Project  Goal Identify, organize, and support the production and use of high quality, acce...
Community College Open Textbook Project  Goals <ul><li>Increase the scope and membership of CCCOER </li></ul><ul><li>Centr...
 
Workflow Summary <ul><li>Locate, collect and develop open content </li></ul><ul><li>Vet the content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Proposed Workflow for Campuses <ul><li>Form Taskforce on campus to address  adoption of open textbooks </li></ul><ul><ul><...
Proposed Workflow for Campuses <ul><li>Foster community of educators who will use and contribute to open content appropria...
What Sustainability and Business Models are most viable for the Community College Open Textbook Project?
Sustainability <ul><li>Unique sustainability challenges of open educational resource projects   </li></ul><ul><li>Must fin...
Sustainability <ul><li>Explore the viability of institutional and/or student use fees </li></ul><ul><li>Examine the relati...
“ Sustainability is more than funding models.”  ~ S. Downes ~ <ul><li>Quality processes </li></ul><ul><li>Technical </li><...
CCCOER Survey Results <ul><li>1,203 faculty respondents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>12 Districts and 28 colleges </li></ul></ul>...
CCCOER Survey Results <ul><li>34% already using OER materials in their classes </li></ul><ul><li>Greatest type of OER use ...
OER Survey
OER Survey
CCCOER can fill  this gap OER Survey
Connexions  Statistics Open Textbook Project Collaborative Statistics   by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean OCPS Television...
Content Review Panel <ul><li>Five CCCOER members  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Two University of California representatives </li>...
Technical Panel <ul><li>Interoperability standards </li></ul><ul><li>Content dissemination processes </li></ul><ul><li>Acc...
Working Lunch K. Hedges, 2007, Pics4Learning
Open Textbook Adoption Exercise <ul><li>Five Steps  to open textbook adoption for your course </li></ul>Get necessary appr...
Open Textbook Adoption Tasks <ul><li>Locate and categorize suitable open content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Topics by top cours...
Next Steps <ul><li>Identification of  Campus OER  Champions </li></ul><ul><li>Building Faculty  Engagement &  Investment <...
Concluding Remarks Brian Page,1985, Pics4Learning
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  • CCCOER May 1st Meeting

    1. 1. Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources Open Textbook Project Meeting Thursday, May 1, 2008, 10 am – 3 pm Krause Center for Innovation
    2. 2. Goals of Meeting <ul><li>Host the membership meeting of the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss Community College Open Textbook Project </li></ul><ul><li>Review OER Faculty Survey results </li></ul><ul><li>Identify next steps </li></ul>
    3. 3. AGENDA Brian Page, 1999, Pics4Learning Concluding Remarks 2:50 <ul><li>CCCOER Next Steps </li></ul><ul><li>Identification of Campus OER Champions </li></ul><ul><li>Building Faculty Engagement & Investment </li></ul><ul><li>Training Needs </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying Discipline Experts </li></ul><ul><li>Growing the Consortium </li></ul>1:30 Open Textbook Development & Adoption 12:30 Working Lunch 11:45 Connexions Statistics Open Textbook Project 11:10 Break 11:00 CCCOER Survey Results 10:45 CCCOER & CCOT: Progress to Date & Goals 10:25 Hewlett Foundation Update 10:15 Welcome and Introductions 10:00
    4. 4. The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation <ul><li>Catherine M. Casserly, Ph.D. </li></ul><ul><li>Director Open Educational Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Vic Vuchic Associate Program Officer Open Educational Resources </li></ul>
    5. 5. Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources <ul><li>Goal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify, create and/or repurpose existing OER as Open Textbooks and make them available for use by community college students and faculty </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Objective </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Seeking the support of faculty to identify, review, evaluate, and make available high quality, accessible and culturally relevant model Open Textbooks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Established in July 2007 by the Foothill-De Anza Community College District </li></ul><ul><li>Representatives from over 20 colleges attended the first CCCOER information meeting on July 17, 2007 </li></ul>
    6. 6. CCCOER: Progress to Date <ul><li>Membership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>64 colleges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CA, MD, NY, WA, NV, Ontario </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Website – cccoer.wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>OER Survey of 1,203 faculty </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Textbook Summit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student PIRG </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connexions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monterey Institute for Technology and Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flat World Knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Developed faculty self-paced tutorial and credit course about OER </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Available online via Connexions and ETUDES NG </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Co-hosted Open Textbook Meeting in Jan 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>OER presentations at state and national professional meetings and colleges; participation in California Textbook Summit </li></ul>
    7. 8. Community College Open Textbook Project <ul><li>Hewlett Foundation Grant </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Feasibility study to provide high quality, accessible and culturally relevant open textbooks for community college students and faculty through the CCCOER and other academic, noncommercial and commercial partners </li></ul></ul>
    8. 9. Community College Open Textbook Project Goal Identify, organize, and support the production and use of high quality, accessible and culturally relevant Open Textbooks for community college students
    9. 10. Community College Open Textbook Project Goals <ul><li>Increase the scope and membership of CCCOER </li></ul><ul><li>Centralize critical Open Textbook information for use by community colleges </li></ul><ul><li>Document a workflow model for producing and maintaining Open Textbooks </li></ul><ul><li>Design and conduct research studies about the benefits of Open Textbooks </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a business plan to increase sustainability </li></ul>
    10. 12. Workflow Summary <ul><li>Locate, collect and develop open content </li></ul><ul><li>Vet the content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Depth, breadth, cultural relevancy, authority of source, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Accessibility, interoperability, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Prepare open content for CC use </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Customize, organize, localize, convert for accessibility, interoperability </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Provide publication and dissemination options </li></ul>
    11. 13. Proposed Workflow for Campuses <ul><li>Form Taskforce on campus to address adoption of open textbooks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum approval </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pedagogical standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Articulation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tech support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bookstore and print shop services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty and department participation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty training in development of OER </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul></ul>
    12. 14. Proposed Workflow for Campuses <ul><li>Foster community of educators who will use and contribute to open content appropriate for use as textbook at community colleges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Educate campus community about OER and open textbooks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide model Board policies about OER </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide model tenure and promotion incentives for faculty to participate in OER </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide guide for development and implementation of campus Taskforce to address adoption of open textbooks </li></ul></ul>
    13. 15. What Sustainability and Business Models are most viable for the Community College Open Textbook Project?
    14. 16. Sustainability <ul><li>Unique sustainability challenges of open educational resource projects </li></ul><ul><li>Must find ways to sustain </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Production and sharing of open educational resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use and reuse of their open educational resources by end users </li></ul></ul>
    15. 17. Sustainability <ul><li>Explore the viability of institutional and/or student use fees </li></ul><ul><li>Examine the relationship and cost-models for Connexion’s digital university press and the campus </li></ul><ul><li>Bookstores and Printshops as point-of-purchase centers for Open Textbooks </li></ul><ul><li>Identify sources of operating support from states, institutions, foundations and other complementary organizations </li></ul>
    16. 18. “ Sustainability is more than funding models.” ~ S. Downes ~ <ul><li>Quality processes </li></ul><ul><li>Technical </li></ul><ul><li>Openness, access and licenses </li></ul><ul><li>Staffing </li></ul><ul><li>Workflow </li></ul><ul><li>Maintenance </li></ul>
    17. 19. CCCOER Survey Results <ul><li>1,203 faculty respondents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>12 Districts and 28 colleges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>66% full-time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Represent wide range of disciplines </li></ul></ul><ul><li>91% indicated interest in using OER materials in their classes </li></ul><ul><li>34% said they were aware of OER materials in their field </li></ul>
    18. 20. CCCOER Survey Results <ul><li>34% already using OER materials in their classes </li></ul><ul><li>Greatest type of OER use reported </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Journals and journal articles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reference works and materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Newspaper articles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Images </li></ul></ul><ul><li>87% likely or very likely to use OER materials if such materials were readily accessible </li></ul><ul><li>66% interested in helping to produce or identify OER materials </li></ul><ul><li>Support needed for faculty to develop of OER </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guidelines and/or templates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paid compensation or stipend </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Website repository of OER materials </li></ul></ul>
    19. 21. OER Survey
    20. 22. OER Survey
    21. 23. CCCOER can fill this gap OER Survey
    22. 24. Connexions Statistics Open Textbook Project Collaborative Statistics by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean OCPS Television,1998, Pics4Learning
    23. 25. Content Review Panel <ul><li>Five CCCOER members </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Two University of California representatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two California State University representatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two other experts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Determine and define the necessary elements of a model CC Open Textbook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Depth and scope </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality and accuracy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural relevance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Currency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authority of source </li></ul></ul>
    24. 26. Technical Panel <ul><li>Interoperability standards </li></ul><ul><li>Content dissemination processes </li></ul><ul><li>Accessibility </li></ul>
    25. 27. Working Lunch K. Hedges, 2007, Pics4Learning
    26. 28. Open Textbook Adoption Exercise <ul><li>Five Steps to open textbook adoption for your course </li></ul>Get necessary approvals; disseminate Step 5:   Organize open content; build textbook Step 4: Select or create appropriate open content Step 3: Search for open content using the keywords Step 2: List keywords based on course objectives or student learning outcomes Step 1:
    27. 29. Open Textbook Adoption Tasks <ul><li>Locate and categorize suitable open content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Topics by top courses that represent 80% of enrollments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Depth and scope </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Evaluate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural relevance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Currency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authority </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Articulation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Customize, Remix, Localize and Organize </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interoperability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>License type </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural relevance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Disseminate in print and digital formats </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student (DIY) for production of open textbook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Campus bookstore and/or printshop services for production of open textbook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proprietary services </li></ul></ul>
    28. 30. Next Steps <ul><li>Identification of Campus OER Champions </li></ul><ul><li>Building Faculty Engagement & Investment </li></ul><ul><li>Training Needs </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying Discipline Experts </li></ul><ul><li>Growing the Consortium </li></ul>Kenneth Ransom,, 2000. Pics4Learning
    29. 31. Concluding Remarks Brian Page,1985, Pics4Learning

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