Location: California, USA
Una Daly is the director of the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER), a division of the global Open Education Consortium. CCCOER is the community of practice for Achieving the Dream’s OER Degree Initiative, the largest nationwide initiative in the U.S. with 38 colleges in 13 states. CCCOER also provides technical assistance support for the California Zero Textbook Cost Degree program with 23 community colleges developing 33 degrees or certificates where textbook costs have been completely eliminated. Una also served as the OER Library Services Manager for the California Open Online Library (COOL4Ed), a repository of low-cost, peer-reviewed open textbooks for the top 50 college courses.
Prior to joining the Open Education Consortium, she was director of College Open Textbooks and the ePortfolio Coordinator at the California Virtual Campus and Foothill College where she taught in the Computer Technology Information Systems department. She holds a Masters Degree in Teaching and Learning with Technology from Santa Clara University and an @One Online Teaching Certificate. Her initial career was in the computer industry where she was a software engineer and manager at Apple, 3Com Corporation, and Motorola.
Una is a regular speaker at conferences and OER Summits focused on best practices for open education at community colleges.
- @unatdaly, @cccoer