Sept 9: Finding and Adopting OER with Canvas Commons, OpenStax College, and Saylor Academy

Please join the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER) for a free, open CCCOER Logowebinar on finding the most recently updated open textbooks, open courses, and open educational resources for college.  Speakers will share their open collections: how to find content, peer review processes, and strategies for encouraging faculty adoptions to improve teaching and learning and expand access for learners.

Date: Wed, Sept 9, 
Time: 10 am PST, 1:00 pm EST


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No pre-registration is necessary.  Please use the link below on the day of the webinar to login and listen.

http://www.cccconfer.org/MyConfer/GoToMeetingAnonymousely.aspx?MeetingSeriesID=c04998a4-8298-4226-bbe5-9951c987d894

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Posted by: Una Daly, Director of Curriculum Design & College Outreach, OEC Consortium, email: unatdaly@oeconsortium.org

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