Training

"Flipped" Version

Seven-week long flipped professional development workshop series by Leeward CC.

Go Open, Go Free Using OER (Spring 2017) - completed

Go Open, Go Free Using OER (Spring 2016) - completed

Objectives include:
  1. Articulate why OER is important
  2. Define open educational resources
  3. Identify resources that are openly licensed, public domain, or all rights reserved copyrighted
  4. Identify criteria for a good resource
  5. Find Open Educational Resources
  6. Evaluate OER resources using established criteria
  7. Share you work in the UH OER repository
  8. Distinguish different types of Creative Commons licenses
  9. Combine different types of Creative Commons licenses
  10. Add Creative Commons license to your work
  11. Properly Attribute OER resources

In-Person Version

Go Open, Go Free Using OER (Summer 2016) - completed

One-week long in-person facilitated professional development by Leeward CC.

Objectives include:
  1. Articulate why OER is important
  2. Define open educational resources
  3. Identify resources that are openly licensed, public domain, or all rights reserved copyrighted
  4. Identify criteria for a good resource
  5. Find Open Educational Resources
  6. Evaluate OER resources using established criteria
  7. Share you work in the UH OER repository
  8. Distinguish different types of Creative Commons licenses
  9. Combine different types of Creative Commons licenses
  10. Add Creative Commons license to your work
  11. Properly Attribute OER resources

Go Open, Go Free Using OER (Summer 2015) - completed

One-week long in-person facilitated professional development by Leeward CC.

Objectives include:
  1. Identify criteria for a good resource 
  2. Write reviews of resources to share online 
  3. Adopt low-cost, creative commons, or free materials replacing commercial course materials. 
  4. Share, adapt, and remix OER resources. 
  5. Develop a complete project using OER course materials.


Go Open, Go Free Using OER Participants and Completers




If you can not attend our facilitated training, consider the following:

Self-Paced Training

Open Washington [New Window]

Self-paced modules on learning OER by Washington State.

Objectives include:
  1. Describe the meaning of open educational resources. 
  2. Differentiate the concepts of open licensing, public domain, and all rights reserved copyrights. 
  3. Identify resources that are openly licensed or in the public domain. 
  4. Distinguish the different types of Creative Commons licenses. 
  5. License works using a Creative Commons license. Find open educational resources and properly attribute a work offered under a Creative Commons license.

Adopting Open Textbooks[New Window]

Archived course on adopting an open textbook by BCcampus.

Objectives include:
  1. Find, evaluate and (if suitable) adopt an open textbook for a course you teach
  2. Build your network by finding and connecting with educators interested in open education and open textbooks
  3. Define and describe the following terms: open education, open educational resources (OER) and open textbooks
  4. Explain why open education is important
  5. Identify problems that open textbooks may address
  6. Correctly identify Creative Commons licenses and use them appropriately in the context of open textbooks
  7. Identify common challenges for faculty who want to use open textbooks and define strategies to help mitigate those challenges.
  8. Identify ways in which institutions can support faculty who want to adopt open textbooks

Affordable Learning Georgia [New Window]