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ASCCC OERI: DL Conversation - Open Educational Resources (OER) for Interpersonal Communication

ASCCC OERI: DL Conversation - Overcoming Barriers to Utilizing Open Educational Resources (OER) in the Biological Sciences

ASCCC OERI: LibreTexts Workshop - South

- College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road

This workshop will showcase the ADAPT and LibreStudio platforms.

ASCCC OERI: DL Conversation - Kinesiology Open Educational Resources (OER) – Let’s get moving!

ASCCC OERI: Discipline Lead Webinar - Creating Summative Assessments with H5P and ADAPT

ASCCC OERI Webinar: Becoming a Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) College

ASCCC OERI: LibreTexts Workshop - South

- San Diego City College, 1313 Park Boulevard

This workshop will showcase the ADAPT and LibreStudio platforms.

Executive Committee Meeting

- The Westgate Hotel, 1055 2nd Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Understanding the Brown Act and Recent Legislation

Understanding the Brown Act and Recent Legislation

Date: November 28th, 2022

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm 

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Academic Senates have the opportunity to promote transparency and inclusion by complying with the Brown Open Meeting Act, as well as a legal obligation to do so.  Actions taken by the Governor and legislature during the pandemic enabled remote meetings. The latest bill focused on open meetings, AB 2449 (Rubio, 2022), was signed into law in September and will take effect January 1, 2023. Its provisions impact the Brown Open Meeting Act, and interact with the pre-pandemic version of the Brown Act as well as AB 361 (Rivas, 2021). Join the chairs of the ASCCC Legislation and Advocacy and ASCCC Standards and Practices Committees for a webinar focused on helping local senate leaders understand the basics of each bill, how the bills interact with provisions of the Brown Open Meeting Act, and whether remote or hybrid meetings will be possible in the spring. This webinar will be recorded. 

ASCCC OERI: Discipline Conversation - Free Resources That Aren’t Textbooks: Classic Works and Other Tools for Teaching Philosophy

Free Resources That Aren’t Textbooks: Classic Works and Other Tools for Teaching Philosophy

Monday, November 21, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Register for Free Resources That Aren’t Textbooks: Classic Works and Other Tools for Teaching Philosophy

In this conversation, we will share and discuss what non-textbook materials, such as classic works that are in the public domain, free videos, and logic tools, are available to supplement the adoption and use of OER textbooks in philosophy. Please come with questions, concerns, and suggestions.

ASCCC OERI: LibreTexts Workshop - North

- Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Blvd

This workshop will showcase the ADAPT and LibreStudio platforms.

ASCCC OERI: Discipline Conversation - Geography Open Educational Resources (OER) Review and Needs Assessment

Geography Open Educational Resources (OER) Review and Needs Assessment

Friday, November 18, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Register for Geography Open Educational Resources (OER) Review and Needs Assessment

Join us to discuss the status of Geography OER, identify existing gaps, and determine what is needed for the future. All ideas and comments are welcome.

ASCCC OERI Webinar: The Role of Open Educational Resources (OER) and Open Pedagogy in Equitable Assessment

The Role of Open Educational Resources (OER) and Open Pedagogy in Equitable Assessment

Friday, November 18, 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Register for The Role of Open Educational Resources (OER) and Open Pedagogy in Equitable Assessment 

In this webinar, three college faculty will describe their journey toward more equitable grading practices by implementing principles of ungrading and standards/skill-based grading while using OER. The aim is not to present a one-size-fits-all approach. Rather, each instructor will outline what they discovered was the best application for their own unique course structures while also establishing the necessity of using OER and exploring open pedagogy.

ASCCC OERI: LibreTexts Workshop - North

- Folsom Lake College, 10 College Pkwy

This workshop will showcase the ADAPT and LibreStudio platforms.

ASCCC OERI - Discipline Conversation: Open Educational Resources (OER) and Sociology – What Do We Want to See?

Open Educational Resources (OER) and Sociology – What Do We Want to See?

Friday, November 18, 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Register for Open Educational Resources (OER) and Sociology – What Do We Want to See?

As sociology faculty, what OER are you using, what OER would you like to see, and what is needed to entice more sociology faculty to adopt OER? What can the OERI do for you? Please join this wide-ranging conversation about all things sociology and OER. Please come with questions, concerns, suggestions, or simply curiosity.

ASCCC OERI: Discipline Conversation - Lessons from the Chemistry OERI Faculty Survey

Discipline Conversation: Lessons from the Chemistry OERI Faculty Survey

Thursday, November 17, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Register for Discipline Conversation: Lessons from the Chemistry OERI Faculty Survey

In the past few years, the availability and quality of open educational resources in chemistry has changed dramatically. In this conversation, the results of a survey of college faculty in California regarding current adoptions and remaining barriers to OER adoption in chemistry courses will be shared. Participants will generate and consider ideas for creating more opportunities to improve student engagement and outcomes through OER.

OER Basics Part II: Licensing and Accessibility – Using Open Educational Resources (OER) and Ensuring OER are Usable

OER Basics Part II: Licensing and Accessibility – Using Open Educational Resources (OER) and Ensuring OER are Usable

Thursday, November 17, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Register for OER Basics Part II: Licensing and Accessibility – Using Open Educational Resources (OER) and Ensuring OER are Usable 

Understanding Creative Commons licensing is critical when creating OER and accessibility is always important when developing content. In this interactive webinar we’ll explore the nuances of the various Creative Commons licenses, discuss when resources can be mixed, and explain the difference between a remix and a collection. We will also share the OERI’s Accessibility Checklist. The Checklist was created to ensure that OER developers are addressing accessibility fundamentals during the development process. Ample time will be provided for questions and discussion.

ASCCC OERI: Discipline Webinar - Advanced Training in MyOpenMath

Advanced Training in MyOpenMath

Thursday, November 17, 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Register for Advanced Training in MyOpenMath

While MyOpenMath (MOM) has many course-specific resources to choose from, faculty often want to customize these resources for their own department’s needs. In this webinar, we will explore how to author MOM questions, modify existing questions, and investigate the many available settings for assignments. We will also look at questions involving graphs and equations, as well as reflect on how to provide personalized feedback to students’ answers.

Accreditation Coffee-Break

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Accreditation Coffee-Break 

Date and Time: 

November 16th, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

November 17th, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Register for November 17th

 

This Fall 2022, the ASCCC Accreditation Committee will facilitate a virtual space for faculty to dialogue and reflect on the Accreditation process, the faculty role in accreditation, the Accreditation Standards (Evolution of the Standards), how faculty see themselves and what they do in the Standards, and how local senates can assist in the institutionalization of processes that are supported by current Accreditation Standards. 

Infusing DEI in the Curriculum: Model Principle and Practices

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Infusing DEI in the Curriculum: Model Principle and Practices

Date: Tuesday, November 15th, 2022

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

In the fall of 2021, the California Community College Curriculum Committee (5C) established the DEI (diversity, equity, inclusion) in Curriculum implementation in order to develop a resource by which to guide the field and make recommendations on how to support the implementation of culturally relevant and responsive curriculum at local levels. To that end, the workgroup created the “DEI in Curriculum: Model Principles and Practices” framework. Join us as we review the toolkit and learn how to use it to infuse IDEAA (inclusion, diversity, equity, anti-racism, and accessibility) into your curriculum work and learning spaces.

OER Basics Part I: Demystifying, Finding, and Using Open Educational Resources

 

OER Basics Part I: Demystifying, Finding, and Using Open Educational Resources

Thursday, November 10, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Register for OER Basics Part I: Demystifying, Finding, and Using Open Educational Resources  

Are you new to Open Educational Resources (OER) or need a refresher? Join us to learn about OER, how to license your own OER, and how to use OER in your courses. There will be opportunities to ask questions on all OER topics throughout the webinar.

ASCCC OERI: Discipline Webinar - What’s new in Early Childhood Education (ECE) Open Educational Resources (OER)

What’s New in Early Childhood Education (ECE) Open Educational Resources (OER)

Wednesday, November 9, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Register for What’s new in Early Childhood Education (ECE) Open Educational Resources (OER)

This webinar will provide an overview of the what’s new this year in ECE OER including a deeper dive into brand new Infant and Toddler Development and Care comprehensive resource. Join us to investigate the new and exciting possibilities for ECE OER.

ASCCC OERI: Discipline Webinar - Smarthistory’s Reframing Art History Open Educational Resources (OER)

Smarthistory’s Reframing Art History Open Educational Resources (OER)

Wednesday, November 9, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Register for Smarthistory’s Reframing Art History Open Educational Resources (OER)

Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank, Dean of Content and Strategy for Smarthistory, will discuss the new Reframing Art History project, for which she serves as general editor, and will give a behind-the-scenes look at new developments currently underway with this innovative “textbook” project.

Discipline Conversation: Open Education Resources (OER) for Geology

Tuesday, November 8, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Register for Discipline Conversation: Open Education Resources (OER) for Geology

Quality OER is readily available for many geology courses. Some of the existing geology OER were even written specifically for California Community Colleges. Please join this discussion to share and learn information about what you use, what you want, what you like, and what could be improved

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