The Sustainability of Open Education at U.S. Community Colleges

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The Sustainability of Open Education at U.S. Community Colleges

  1. 1. Sustaining Open Education At U.S. Community Colleges April 25, 2014
  2. 2. Welcome to CCCOER Lisa Young Scottsdale College James Glapa-Grossklag College of the Canyons Una Daly OpenCourseWare Paul Golisch Paradise Valley College
  3. 3. Mission of community colleges • Open Access • Teaching vs. Research • Degree Completion 1200 U.S. community colleges
  4. 4. Undergraduate students who attend community colleges: 45% Students who attend in California: 20% Students aged 25-39 years: 45%
  5. 5. Students who study part-time: 60% Students who are employed full- time:40% Students who are first in family to attend college: 40%
  6. 6. Rising Cost of Textbooks
  7. 7. OER Sustainability Perspectives • Maricopa college district in Arizona • Public higher education in California • National workforce training for colleges
  8. 8. Photo by JasonPedersen - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License http://www.flickr.com/photos/37798827@N06 Created with Haiku Deck Dr. Lisa Young Paul Golisch Maricopa Community Colleges
  9. 9. Photo by Elizabeth Thomsen - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License http://www.flickr.com/photos/92987904@N00 Created with Haiku Deck
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  21. 21. 3 Million Students Enrolled California Open Textbook Project
  22. 22. Open Textbook Legislative Initiative • Introduced in late 2011 to help students affected by cut backs due to recession.
  23. 23. State Bills 1052, 1053 • Establish faculty council to identify top 50 courses and peer review process. • Establish a curated collection of OER for California faculty and students.
  24. 24. Unique Funding • Legislation required matching funds with California State up to $5 million • Initial matching funds were identified at the Hewlett Foundation end of 2013.
  25. 25. Current Status • Top 50 courses: articulation & impact • Peer review process in-design • Faculty, student surveys online • Faculty OER Adopter ePortfolios
  26. 26. Faculty ePortfolios
  27. 27. National Workforce Training with OER
  28. 28. U.S. Department of Labor • National Workforce Retraining • Global Economy – Outsourced jobs – Low paying jobs – Obsolete skills Licensed by Paul Stacey CC-BY
  29. 29. Funding Model • $2 Billion over 4 years starting in 2011 • Grants provided to community colleges • Create certificate programs that can be completed in under 2 years • Lead to “mid-skill” level jobs with living wages.
  30. 30. College/Employer Partnerships
  31. 31. Open License Requirement • CC-BY licensing ensures that materials developed with grant funds result in work that can be freely reused and improved uponeused and improved by others.
  32. 32. Current Status • First-wave TAACCCT projects complete fall 2014 • OER Repository solution in-process
  33. 33. Questions for Panelists Contact Information Una Daly, unatdaly@ocwconsortium.org James Glapa-Grossklag, James.Glapa-Grossklag@canyons.edu Paul Golisch, paul.golisch@paradisevalley.edu Lisa Young, lisa.young@scottsdalecc.edu
  34. 34. Image Attributions Image licensed by FromtheNorth CC-BY-NC-SA Image public domain: nasa.gov

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