Creating A Cost-Free Course

For more information:

Breaking Free: An OER Primer On Creating A Cost-Free Course
Date: Wednesday, April 3rd
Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Jane Moore (MERLOT)
Co-presenters: Loretta Driskel (Clarkson University), Cris Guenter (California State University-Chico) (Virtual Presenter), Angela Gunder (The University of Arizona), Elaine Lawrence (SUNY – Oneonta) (Virtual Presenter), Tammy Garren (None/Self/Individual), Esperanza Zenon (River Parishes Community College) (Virtual Presenter)
Track: Open Learning
Location: Juniper C
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:What does a faculty member need to know and do in order to move to a cost-free class for students?  The MERLOT Teacher Education Board will provide you with an introductory process and suggestions for materials in this OER session.  Join us and share your tips as well.
Increasing Equitable Access And Success For All Students With Open Educational Resources!
Date: Thursday, April 4th
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Leslie Kennedy (California State University-Office of the Chancellor)
Co-presenter: Gerry Hanley (California State University Office of the Chancellor & MERLOT)
Track: Open Learning
Location: Juniper B
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:Learn how your institution can lower the cost of textbooks and improve learning opportunities for your students today by leveraging free and open educational services and resources in academic disciplines, career and technical educations.
Blending Apprenticeships And Online Education
Date: Friday, April 5th
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Gerry Hanley (California State University Office of the Chancellor & MERLOT)
Track: Experiential and Life-Long Learning
Location: Juniper A
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:Explore the latest tools and OER resources to blend into apprenticeship programs and optimize the mentor’s teaching and the apprentice’s learning in work-based learning. The Innovation Lab will demonstrate how you can use these resources and tools freely and easily.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *