LibreTexts, in conjunction with OERI, hosted a LibreFest virtually on May 27, 2021. This one-day workshop was designed to give participants the opportunity to learn about LibreTexts in time to use it in one or more of their courses during the 2021 – 2022 academic year. The goal of this workshop is to introduce participants …

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Wednesday, March 24, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Watch the Arguments and Counterarguments for Switching to OER: How and When to Convince Your Reluctant Colleagues Webinar Recording Feeling frustrated by the never-ending arguments and excuses from your colleagues about why switching to OER is not for them? Join us for a discussion on effective arguments …

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Monday, March 22, 10:00 am – 11:00 am Watch the Value Added: What Have We Done for You Lately? Webinar Recording The OERI strives to support OER Liaisons with the assistance they need as they need it. This is your chance to provide feedback to OERI leadership about the aspects of the OERI that have …

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Fall 2020; Resolution Number: 09.01 Whereas, Resolution 13.01 S19 asked that the “Academic Senate for California Community Colleges develop suggested guidelines, policies, and practices for implementation of SB 1359 (Block, 2016) no later than Spring of 2020”; Whereas, Most California community colleges have overcome the technical challenges associated with implementing a “no-cost” designation in their online …

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Fall 2020 Resolution Number: 20.02 Whereas, Faculty have both the freedom to select the course materials they deem most appropriate and the responsibility to consider the cost burden as they do so; Whereas, Provisions of the Higher Education Opportunity Act that went into effect in July, 2010 required each institution of higher education receiving federal financial …

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Fall 2019 Resolution Number: 09.06 Whereas, Publishers have been developing approaches to monetize open educational resources and, in some instances, are providing textbook solutions that dramatically decrease the costs of such resources but may have unintended negative consequences; Whereas, “Inclusive access” strategies have been introduced by publishers in various formats as an approach to decrease the …

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