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OER: Open Educational Resources

This guide on OER (Open Educational Resources) is designed to give FC faculty some basic information that will encourage the adoption and implementation of OER in their courses.

OER Webinars

OER Webinars organized by the Fullerton College OER work group

Recorded OER Webinars on Next Steps

Interested in lowering the textbook costs for your students, but don’t know where to look for free and openly licensed digital resources? Have you found an Open Educational Resource (OER) textbook that might work for your class, but not sure what to do next? The Faculty Senate OER Work Group, Staff Development, and the Academic Senate for the California Community Colleges (ASCCC) Open Educational Resources Initiative (OERI) presented two webinars on finding and adopting OER resources. Recording links provided below.

Link to recording: Finding OER: Where to Look for High Quality OER

Nov. 13th, 2020

  • Fullerton College Faculty Experience with OER
  • ASCCC OERI:
  • Where to find peer-reviewed OER / First go-to places for finding high quality OER
  • Finding high quality OER by specific disciplines
  • Finding ancillary material
  • OER and transferability to UCs and CSUs

Presenters:

Kristy Richardson, Faculty, Nutrition, Fullerton College
Amanda Taintor: ASCCC OERI Project Monitor, Early Childhood Ed, Reedley College

Link to recording: I Found an OER Textbook—What Now?: Editing, Curating, Re-Mixing, Printing, and Moving OER to Canvas

Nov. 20th, 2020

ASCCC OERI:

  • OER and academic freedom
  • Recommended best practices for OER users
  • Overview of LibreTexts content
  • How to move a LibreTexts textbook into Canvas without editing
  • Advanced editing features in LibreTexts
  • Overview of other platforms for editing and re-mixing OER
  • Print options
  • Online Resources/tutorials for using LibreTexts and other platforms

Presenters:

Michelle Pilati: ASCCC OERI Faculty Lead, Psychology, Rio Hondo College

Amanda Taintor: ASCCC OERI Project Monitor, Early Childhood Ed, Reedley College

Jennifer Rogers: ASCCC OERI LibreTexts Liaison

For questions or information, please contact Jane Ishibashi, jishibashi@fullcoll.edu