Supporting Dual Enrollment Instructors

Recorded Trainings

Open Educational Resources (OER)

  • Open Educational Resources + Dual Enrollment (LA Orange County Regional Consortium): Highlight on best practices and California examples.

  • ASCCC OERI Canvas Site: Learn about Open Educational Resources that reduce the cost of textbooks for students... an important question in any dual enrollment program!

  • OER in Dual Enrollment: Leveraging Open Educational Resources to Expand Equitable Access (Midwest Higher Education Compact & SREB) Provides national context to make the argument for the adoption for OER.

  • Sources of OER Content:

    • MERLOT: The MERLOT collection consists of tens of thousands of peer reviewed, discipline-specific learning materials, learning exercises, and Content Builder webpages, together with associated comments, and bookmark collections, all intended to enhance the teaching experience of using a learning material. Membership is free.

    • LibreTexts: The LibreTexts mission is to unite students, faculty and scholars in a cooperative effort to develop an easy-to-use online platform for the construction, customization, and dissemination of open educational resources (OER) to reduce the burdens of unreasonable textbook costs to our students and society.

    • OpenStax: Source for high-quality, peer-reviewed, openly licensed textbooks that are absolutely free online and low cost in print.

    • The Mason OER Metafinder (MOM): Searches well-known OER repositories like OpenStax, OER Commons, MERLOT but also sites like HathiTrust, DPLA, Internet Archive and NYPL Digital Collections where valuable but often overlooked open educational materials may be found.

  • Find additional OER resources under the Highlighting Best Practices section of this website.

Training Programs

CTE Teacher Training Resources

  • CTE Teach: In partnership with the California Department of Education, CTE TEACH supports the unique needs of new Career Technical Education (CTE) teachers transitioning from industry into the classroom as well as seasoned CTE teachers.