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Open Educational Resources

A guide to free online educational resources, which can be used instead of, or in conjunction with copyrighted textbooks.

Institutional Member

Delaware County Community College is an institutional member of the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER).  Each year CCCOER offers a range of professional development opportunities open and free to the open education community.  We encourage members of the Delaware County Community College community to attend these excellent webinars.

CCCOER Webinar Series Schedule

Aug 30:  Open Education Degree Panel

Celebrate Open Education Degrees and the Year of Open with CCCOER, the community of practice for open education, at our August online discussion panel.  The panel will feature key stakeholders in the emerging trend to offer degree pathways that use open educational resources and zero cost textbooks at North American colleges and universities in an effort to expand access and enhance teaching and learning.

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Sept 13:  Starting OER Initiatives at your Institution (2:00 PM)

Join us for this webinar to hear from leaders at colleges who have been promoting the use of OER on their campuses for one to two years.  They will share steps for launching an OER initiative, including engaging faculty, and getting administrator buy-in to enhance teaching and learning through the adoption and use of OER.

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Sept 27: Faculty & Librarians Selecting High Quality OER Together (2:00 PM)

Join us for this webinar to hear from librarians and faculty who are working together to support the selection and adoption of high quality open educational resources to enhance teaching and learning.  Leveraging the key role and skill set of librarians for curating high quality and openly licensed resources can give faculty time to focus on the pedagogical enhancements available through OER adoption in their courses.

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Oct 25: Open in order to … OER Repositories and Course Management Systems (2:00 PM)

Join us for this Open Access Week webinar to hear about how OER repositories and Open Course Management systems can support the development and sharing of OER within colleges and regional consortiums.

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Nov 15: How OER can Support Equity and Diversity (2:00 PM)

Join us for this webinar to hear about how open educational resources, policies, and practices can support student equity and diversity through cost reduction and involving students in the selection and development of open course content.

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Dec 6: Adjunct Faculty’s Essential Role in OER Adoption (2:00 PM)

Join us for this webinar to hear how adjunct faculty can be acknowledged and promoted for the essential role that they play in student success including OER adoption.  Findings and emerging strategies from Achieving the Dream’s Engaging Adjunct Faculty program will be explored and adjunct faculty working in OER will share their motivations and accomplishments.

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