Spring 2022; Resolution Number 13.08 Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges Open Educational Resources Initiative (OERI) was formally launched in early 2019 with funds allocated to the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) in Assembly Bill 1809 (Higher Education Trailer Bill, 2017-2018) “to support the development of, and the expansion of the …

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Spring 2022; Resolution Number 13.10 Whereas, The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, in its 2020 Zero-Textbook-Cost Degree Grant Program Legislative Report (Zero-Textbook-Cost Degree Grant Program Legislative Report, CCCCO 2020), has recommended that future zero-textbook-cost (ZTC) funding should focus on investment priorities, including efforts to share and adopt existing quality ZTC programs and course materials, and …

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August 3-5, 2022 On behalf of the Cal OER Organizing Committee, we invite you to save the date for the second annual Cal OER Conference, held virtually August 3 – 5, 2022. The event is open to everyone, so we hope you will attend and consider presenting. Review the 2021 Conference site. Selected presentations from …

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Tuesday, November 30, 10:00 am – 11:00 am Building a Community of Like-Minded Historians webinar recordingBuilding a Community of Like-Minded Historians presentation slides Last semester, the History webinar, OER and History, offered an overview of available resources. Where do we go from here? What’s missing and how can we collaborate to fill those gaps? How …

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Monday, November 29, 3:00 – 4:00 pm Resources:OERL Webinar – Library Support Models webinar recordingOERL Webinar – Library Support Models presentation slides Join your OER Liaison colleagues in an investigation of library support models for OER. This webinar will begin with an overview of various library support models and how they are employed. We will …

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Friday, November 19, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Successes and Challenges in Developing or Adopting Business OER presentation slides This conversation is intended for those who have adopted or want to adopt OER for the teaching of business courses. Join our discussion to share your experiences, lessons learned, ideas, and next steps for Business OER. …

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Friday, November 19, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Presentation slides for English Discipline OER Needs Assessment List of resources for English Discipline OER Needs Assessment There are a plethora of OER textbooks for College Composition and a growing number for Argumentative Writing and Critical Thinking and for Argumentative Writing and Critical Thinking Through Literature. What …

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Friday, November 19, 9:30 am – 10:30 am List of Resources Discussed In this conversation, the presenters and participants will discuss open and equitable resources that focus on shared topics within anthropology and sociology, such as family, gender, race, and more. We will present examples of OER used to teach those shared topics from an …

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Thursday, November 18, 3:30 – 4:30pm OERL Webinar – Cultivating Leaders webinar recordingOERL Webinar – Cultivating Leaders presentation slides Feeling like you are pursuing OER goals in a silo? Unsure how to approach and recruit colleagues for support? This webinar will focus on strategies, successes, failures, and lessons learned in striving to work collaboratively with …

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