Thursday, March 21, 2024 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Register for Student Participation in Local ZTC Efforts It’s important that we don’t forget to include the student voice in our ZTC efforts. In this panel discussion, students who are involved in their college’s ZTC efforts will share the work they do and provide suggestions …

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Thursday, March 21, 2024 from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Register for ZTC, OER, and Political Science The ZTC Acceleration Grant Collaboration Cohorts established by the ASCCC OERI will increase the use of OER by ensuring an awareness of openly-licensed texts and ancillaries as well as, hopefully, lead to the development new resources. This webinar …

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Thursday, March 28, 2024 from 10:00 am – 11:00 am Register for OER for Anatomy, Physiology, and Microbiology An analysis of zero-textbook-cost (ZTC) data obtained from California Community Colleges (CCC) reveals that the biology courses that commonly are needed for allied health pathways are being taught with OER at some colleges and that others have …

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Thursday, March 28, 2024 from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Register for ZTC Labs – Lab-Specific Challenges and Solutions Labs are commonly reported to be one of the most challenging types of courses to get to ZTC. While openly-licensed lab manuals may be available, what do you do when printing is a must? Are the …

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Friday, February 2, 2024 from 10:30 am – 11:30 am Watch the “ZTC Collaboration Cohorts” webinar recording Access the “ZTC Collaboration Cohorts” presentation slides In anticipation of the November 15 deadline for submission of ZTC Acceleration Grant applications, the Chancellor’s Office began discussing the need to establish a process to bring college representatives together to …

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Tuesday, January 30, 2024 from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Watch the “Budget Basics for OER Liaisons” recording Access the “Budget Basics for OER Liaisons” presentation slides If you’ve struggled to understand object codes and budget transfers, or wondered what “allowable expenses” means, this is the webinar for you. Merritt College OER Liaison, Ngheim Thai, …

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Tuesday, October 24, 2023 from 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Watch the “Communicating Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) and Low Textbook Cost (LTC) to Students and Colleagues” recording Join us as a panel of OER Liaisons discuss their colleges’ successes and challenges in helping colleagues and students understand ZTC and LTC. Our panelists will address such …

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Friday, October 6, 2023 from 10:30 am – 11:30 am Watch the “Accelerating and Implementing Zero-Textbook-Cost (ZTC) Pathways” recording Access the “Accelerating and Implementing Zero-Textbook-Cost (ZTC) Pathways” presentation slides How many colleges applied for ZTC Acceleration Grants by September 15 and how many intend to apply by November 15? What pathways were funded – and …

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Thursday, October 12, 2023 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Watch the “Zero Textbook Course (ZTC) Mapping: High- and Low-Tech Solutions” recording Access the “Zero Textbook Course (ZTC) Mapping: High- and Low-Tech Solutions” presentation slides – TBD Many OER Liaisons and local ZTC leads are working to identify and map their ZTC pathways. This webinar …

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Friday, September 15, 2023 from 10:30 am – 11:30 am Watch the “Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) Program – Sustainability, Updating Content, and Duplication” recording Access the “Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) Program – Sustainability, Updating Content, and Duplication” presentation slides California Education Code 78052 allocated to the California Community Colleges $115 million to “develop and implement …

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