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 Ink: Freddyburg Free Lance Star

GCC professor and Zx23 Program Manager Cheryl Huff got a nice write-up in the Fredericksburg Free Lance Star about her role in the VCCS’s Zx23 Project. Cheryl Huff has heard the excuses over and over from her students at Germanna Community College. Those who started class without the required textbooks would explain that they were having problems getting their financial aid […]

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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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Announcing the Zx23 Project Grantees

Congratulations to the VCCS colleges selected to participate in the Zx23 Project. Each college will receive grant funds to support faculty and staff in building a Z-Degree at their respective institutions. You can click on the college abbreviation in the first column to see additional application details. See the Zx23 Project page for news and updates on grantees and other aspects of this groundbreaking project. There is still […]

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NMC Summer Conference Correspondent

I am heading up to Alexandria tomorrow for the New Media Consortium (NMC) Summer Conference. The NMC is best known for producing the Horizon Report, several annual publications that for the past decade or so have charted trends in educational technology and–although the organization has always distanced itself from this word–predicted the level of adoption these technologies may see in various educational […]

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Meet the New Zx23 Project Manager: Cheryl Huff

Last week on this blog I announced the official release of the Zx23 Project Request for Applications. Today, I’d like to announce the selection of Cheryl Huff as the new, full-time Program Manager for the Zx23 Project.  Cheryl (BA, MA-LA, M.Litt) has been teaching, chairing, training faculty, and coordinating projects at Germanna Community College for the past nine years. Her background is […]

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