Exciting Week of New Webinars: Adopt, Adapt and Build!

Just a reminder that we are offering three exciting new cross-disciplinary, virtual webinars this week, M-W-Th – no matter what course you are teaching, this can benefit your adventures in OER and Zx23 Grant programs!  If you would like specific instructions and how-to’s for adopting, adapting, and building your own courses with OER materials, join us in the Adopt/Adapt/Build webinars […]

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Our librarians: Integral to OER! OER @VLA in October:

This just in via our friend and New Horizons 2015 co-presenter Anita Walz of Virginia Tech – sounds like an enlightening workshop: Introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) for Librarians Pre-Conference Workshop of the Virginia Library Association Wednesday, October 21st 2-5pm, Richmond, VA Cost: $20 VLA members/$35 non-members Registration required: http://www.vla.org/2015-annual-conference Librarians of all types can benefit from learning about […]

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Today’s Zx23 Webinar: ENG241: Am Lit, ENG243: Eng Lit

Today’s lively and enthusiastic Zx23 webinar about adopting open ENG241: American Literature and ENG243: English Literature included a wonderful group of faculty and facilitators from many VCCS colleges. Several Zx23 colleges are ready to roll out OER English courses for their students this fall, saving them money and improving their ability to succeed in their Literature classes. Many others are […]

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Upcoming Zx23 Webinars

New Zx23 Webinars are scheduled! Our ongoing series of Zx23 Webinars will give you a discipline-specific tour of OER already curated by your VCCS colleagues, as well as instructions and how-to’s for adopting, adapting and building your own courses with OER materials. If you are teaching any of the courses listed below, sign up to attend a webinar to learn where your […]

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Zx23 Webinar: Moving to OER CHM 101-102

Yesterday’s lively Zx23 webinar about adopting open CHM101 and 102 included faculty and facilitators from  Zx23 colleges. Several Zx23 colleges are ready to roll out OER chemistry courses for their students this fall, saving them money and improving their ability to succeed in their chemistry classes. Others are developing pilots for spring. You can watch a recording of the hour-long […]

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Zx23 Webinar: Math – Moving to OER

This morning’s lively Zx23 webinar about adopting open Algebra & Precalculus courses like MTH 163, MTH 164, MTH 166, MTH 158, via Lumen’s Candela and MyOpenMath (MOM) included twenty-five participants, some whom helped adapt and develop these materials. There was ample sharing open resources, with a curated list of online calculating tools like: https://www.desmos.com/calculator; http://www.opengraphingcalculator.com/; http://dlippman.imathas.com/graphcalc/graphcalc.html; http://dlippman.imathas.com/3dg/index.html; and even a fancy 3D […]

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Upcoming Zx23 Webinars

New Zx23 Webinars are scheduled! If you are teaching any of the the following courses, sign up to attend a webinar to learn where your course fits in with open courses already in use, and how to find the shortest path to bringing open educational resources (OER) to your students: Our ongoing series of Zx23 Webinars will give you a discipline-specific […]

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Zx23 Webinar 15 July, ENG111-112

Over 45 VCCS participants attended the Zx23 webinar focused on ENG111-112, Composition I&II,  on 15 July 2015. You can watch a recording of the hour-long webinar that explores complete courses based on open educational resources (OER), including materials tailored for specific VCCS colleges, and guides faculty on how to adopt and adapt an open ENG111-112 course. You can also view the […]

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Zx23 Webinar 9 Jun 2015: BIO101-102

Over 40 VCCS faculty signed up and over 30 attended the Zx23 webinar focused on BIO101-102 Biology I & II,  on 9 Jun 2015. You can watch a recording of the hour-long webinar that explores a complete course based on open educational resources (OER), including materials tailored for specific VCCS colleges and guides faculty on how to adopt and adapt an open […]

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