Save the Date! The 2021 Open Education Conference is Oct. 18-22, 2021.
OpenEd21 Early Registration deadline October 1st! Check out the #OpenEd21 program for the lineup of more than 200 live and pre-recorded sessions on a wide range of open education topics. Register now or apply for a scholarship to attend on Oct. 18-22.
Last August, the MI OER Summit was held online. Recordings of the keynote and many sessions are now freely available on youtube. This was the agenda last August. Hope you will join us next time at the MI OER Summit 2022!
OER Next Steps Workshop
Friday, May 21, 2021
Presenter: Tina Ulrich, OER Consultant
OER Next Steps is designed for Faculty to learn the process of adapting or remixing Open Educational Resources. We will:
Sponsored by the OCC Foundation Provenzano Empowerment Fund and the Reduced Cost Materials Working Group.
$500 Stipend for Adopting Open Education Resources for Your Class
OCC FT Faculty! Save money for your students by adopting free, openly-licensed digital and print text resources for your class. Earn a $500 one-time stipend for making this transition.
Faculty grant opportunities are open now for 2021-2022!
Open educational resources (OER) are teaching, learning, and research resources that are free of cost and access barriers, and which also carry legal permission for open use. They include a multitude of formats, including textbooks, full courses, modules, videos, labs, assignments, and assessments. (Source: EDUCAUSE)
OER are licensed in such a way that enables adopters to utilize the 5 Rs:
Creative Commons licenses are often applied to OER to license these rights to adopters.
New Topics for Fall 2021! Michigan Colleges Online sponsored OER Faculty Conversations
These conversations feature faculty who are currently using an open textbook or other free or low-cost materials in their courses. Open to all faculty from community colleges and four-year institutions who want to learn more about OER from their peers or are currently using OER and want to share their experience.
All Online via Zoom 12:00-12:45pm
Anthropology Friday, October 22, 2021
Anatomy & Physiology Friday, November 12, 2021
Political Science Friday, December 3, 2021
3918 students saved $363,726 by using low or no-cost course materials at OCC in 2020 and 2021.
Students: Check the Raider Store website information “Buying Textbooks” for notes to find out if your instructor is providing your course materials at low cost or free! Thank your instructor if they are giving you this opportunity to save money!
Oakland Community College Library Research Guide on Open Educational Resources by OCC Librarians is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Based on a work at http://nmc.libguides.com/oer/home and https://libguides.lcc.edu/oer/overview.