Monday, March 11, 2024 from 8:00 am – 9:00 am Register for Communication Studies Projects and Cohort Work Join communication studies faculty to review available OER, find out about in-progress or recently completed OER projects, and identify gaps in the available OER. Let’s also explore common needs that may be best addressed through cross-district collaboration. …

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Thursday, March 14, 2024 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Register for Rock and Mineral Collections for ZTC Geology Lab Courses Physical geology lab courses generally include robust rock and mineral identification components, requiring an alignment between the content of the lab manual and the resources the college has available to teach the lab. How …

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Tuesday, March 19, 2024 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Register for Tracking OER and ZTC Projects How is your college tracking OER and ZTC projects? Are you using a tracking tool, spreadsheet, or other way of documenting the work? In this conversation, please bring your questions or suggestions about how to organize and track …

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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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Friday, December 1, 2023 from 10:30 am – 11:30 am Watch the “Data OER and ZTC Pathways” recording Access the “Data OER and ZTC Pathways” presentation slides The need to “map” OER/ZTC sections has resulted in the development of dashboards that can not only identify existing ZTC pathways but also inform ZTC pathway work. Such …

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