NVCC’s Laura Franklin Discusses MERLOT

Northern Virginia Community College French Professor Laura Franklin describes her work as MERLOT’s World Languages editor for Voices for Openness, a professional development project from the  Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning (COERLL): My experience with OER began in the year 2000 when I became one of two co-editors of the Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT). As […]

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Retreat To the Future

On Tuesday and Wednesday August 7-8, from noon to noon, the VCCS held its Chancellor’s Retreat. This annual event brings together the 23 presidents of the Virginia Community College System, members of the State Board of Higher Education, Virginia legislators, higher education administrators, and others to reflect on our collective work, plan for the future, and kick off the  beginning […]

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Open Learning Design MOOC

via Stephen Downes’s OL Daily: The Open University’s Institute of Educational Technology is leading the first Open Learning Design Studio MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) focusing on the theme of curriculum design with OERs, to be held in Autumn 2012. This course will be valuable for anyone seeking to develop their professional skills and experience in curriculum design, learning design […]

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Webinar: Finding & Selecting High Quality OER

The Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources has been hosting a series of free webinars that focus on various aspects of open educational resources. Past webinar topics have been Open Online Math Homework Systems and Fostering OER Friendly Policies at Your College. On May 1st, 2012 CCCOER is offering another free webinar titled Finding & Selecting High Quality Open Educational Resources.  Hear […]

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