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This presentation will share experiences of faculty and college administrators related to the design and implementation of courses using Open Education Resources (OER). Details will be presented on the various team dynamics and approaches to OER course designs, as well as the effects of OER on teaching and learning.

Passaic County Community College is implementing an OER initiative utilizing in-house innovation and expertise. The administrative OER support team all report to the same dean and work in close proximity. Administrators have good relationships with faculty champions from work on previous grant-funded projects. This unique infrastructure facilitates collaboration, flexibility, and efficiency. The OER team is anticipating that their efforts will not only save students money, but will also energize instruction and contribute to student success.

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14-6-2017 1:55 PM

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14-6-2017 2:20 PM

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Jun 14th, 1:55 PM Jun 14th, 2:20 PM

Triumphs, Challenges, and Strategies of Opening Up: OER course design and implementation at Passaic County Community College

This presentation will share experiences of faculty and college administrators related to the design and implementation of courses using Open Education Resources (OER). Details will be presented on the various team dynamics and approaches to OER course designs, as well as the effects of OER on teaching and learning.

Passaic County Community College is implementing an OER initiative utilizing in-house innovation and expertise. The administrative OER support team all report to the same dean and work in close proximity. Administrators have good relationships with faculty champions from work on previous grant-funded projects. This unique infrastructure facilitates collaboration, flexibility, and efficiency. The OER team is anticipating that their efforts will not only save students money, but will also energize instruction and contribute to student success.

 

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