Thursday, July 12, 2012

Free > Webinar > Basic OER Training and Discussions > July 13

Time: July 13, 2012 from 7am to 1pm (PT)
[8am MDT, 9am CDT, 10am EDT]
Event Type: Webinars and discussions
Organized By: College Open Textbooks and SoftChalk

Attend any part or all of this informative six-hour overview of Open Educational Resources (OER) via viewing of four prerecorded Webinars alternating with live discussion. You can also watch any of the webinars prior to July 13; only the Discussions are in real-time. Webinar links will be available here by July 10.

The Discussions are facilitated by OER thought and action leaders including Jacky Hood of College Open Textbooks, Cathy Swift of MERLOT, Marie Highby of Open Doors Group Consulting, and Cable Green of Creative Commons. Click on the links to watch the videos and join the Discussions.

7:00am  > Defining OER: The WHAT and the WHY

8:00am  > Discussion of WHAT and WHY / Facilitator: Jacky Hood

8:30am  > Finding and Using OER: The WHERE and the WHEN

9:30am  > Discussion of WHERE and WHEN / Facilitator: Cathy Swift

10:00am > Creating OER: The WHO and the HOW

11:00am > Discussion of WHO and HOW / Facilitator: Marie Highby

11:30am > Funding OER: Sustainability

12:30pm > Discussion of Sustainability / Facilitator: Cable Green

 1:00pm > Adjourn

Links To Pre-Recorded Webinar Segments Available At 


Links To Associated Discussion Spaces Available At 


NOTE: Additional information about the July 13 Basic OER Training and Discussion.

When viewing the presentations, remember that the videos are playbacks of recordings made last year. Do not try to use any interactive elements of the presentations. You may view the videos any time you like; you are not limited to the time for each that is shown in the schedule.

To participate in a discussion, you must connect to the discussion during its scheduled time. You will be able to use your speakers or earphones and the text chat to make comments or ask questions.



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