A workshop for 1-2 OER champions from each community college campus Friday, March 4th, 2016 9:00 am PCC Sylvania, Oak Room (Cafeteria/College Campus/CC building) 12000 SW 49th Ave, Portland, OR 97219 Sarah Cohen and Dave Ernst from the Open Textbook Network will lead a train-the-trainer workshop. After the workshop, you will be prepared to return to your college and offer an Open Textbook Workshop – with the support of the train-the-trainer cohort. The workshop that you will be trained to offer orients faculty to the basics of OER and then offers a $200 stipend for them to write a review of a textbook in the Open Textbook Library within 6 weeks of your workshop. You should select a date for the workshop that you will offer on your campus before you register for this session. Open Oregon funding will pay for faculty stipends. Travel reimbursement is available and lunch will be provided for the train-the-trainer session. Register now Parking at PCC Sylvania
WCET is focusing on OER throughout the month of February. The Frontier’s Blog will feature promising practices and funding opportunities for furthering OER adoption and webcasts will cover tools for finding and managing OER as well as OER across states and systems. Register today for the following OER webinars: · February 18: Strategies and Tools for Finding, Adopting, and Managing OER, featuring WCET members, Matthew Cooper, Associate Provost at the Center for Learning and Technology at Thomas Edison State University and Natalie Murray from Intellus Learning. · February 24: Consortia Success Stories: Institutions Working Together on OER Innovations sponsored by the WCET eLearning Consortia group and featuring WCET members from BCcampus, eCampusAlberta, and the North Dakota University System. Registration is open for our 5th Leadership Summit: 21st Century Credentials: Learners + Institutions + Workforce, June 8 – June 9 in Salt Lake City. The Summit will bring together the perspectives of institutions, workforce, and learners to build a bridge from the traditional academic transcript to the connected credentials 21st Century learners need to be successful in the workforce. This bridge will serve as a guide for bringing the conversation back to your organization. Registration is limited so sign up soon. Stay tuned for the Call for Proposals for the WCET Annual Meeting, October 12-14 in Minneapolis. WCET- WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies – wcet.wiche.edu WCET is the leader in the practice, policy, & advocacy of technology enhanced learning in higher
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