Join us for the next CCCOER Quarterly Meeting – June 7th – Foothill College
The next quarterly Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER) meeting will be held at Foothill College’s Campus Center (Toyon Room) in Los Altos Hills from 10 am to 1 pm on June 7, 2010. Attendees can join in person or attend online.
• Keynote presentation with Q&A: Mark Miller, business development at Textbook Media, with a major open textbook announcement.
• CCCOER leadership and changes in the coming months.
• Geoff Cain of College of the Redwoods and representatives of other member colleges will provide presentations on their best practices.
• Panel discussion on textbook accessibility led by College Open Textbooks Associate Director Una Daly featuring - Jared Smith from Web Accessibility in Mind; Gaier Dietrich, acting director of the High Tech Unit of the California Community College; Julie Carpenter, Collections Director at Bookshare; and Alice Kreuger, president of Virtual Ability – who will be discussing the motivations and processes for making OER accessible to diverse learners.
We would also like to invite three other member colleges with new OER websites or other recent initiatives to give short presentations. If interested in sharing your best practices and being one of the three presentations or have any questions, please contact Monica Sain at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER) is a joint effort by the OER Center for California, Foothill-De Anza Community College District, the League for Innovation in the Community College and many other community colleges and university partners to develop and use open educational resources (OER) and especially open textbooks in community college courses.