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FRLV! Nov 3 Finding and Using FREE and OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES for student success

  • 03 Nov 2017
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Online meeting info in Registration Confirmation Email [also check your Junk folder] and via email 24 hours prior to event start

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FridayLive!
Finding and Using FREE and OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES for Student Success

Date: November 3, 2017 2 pm Eastern
Guest: Gerry Hanley, 
Exec. Director, MERLOT/ Assistant Vice Chancellor, Academic Technology Services MERLOT/ California State University, Office of the Chancellor
Moderators: Steve Gilbert, TLT Group, Sally Gilbert, TLT Group, Beth Dailey, TLT Group

NOTE Free Registration for FridayLive! Follow-up Session: "Making Career and Technical Training More Affordable and Effective with OER with WWW.SkillsCommons.org Description"

[Please use this brief Google form to help us prepare for FRLV! Nov 3, 2:00 PM EDT. You can tell us a little about what you would like to learn, your own experience/familiarity with OER, your professional role, and any references or links about OER that you recommend.]

Gerry Hanley will review different types of free and open educational resources (OER) available for faculty, staff, and students; and reasons why using free and affordable course materials can be a key strategy for student success. He will demonstrate the newest capabilities of MERLOT (www.merlot.org) which now simultaneously searches 14 other OER collections and the web with customized search tools. If it’s not in MERLOT, we still help you find free educational content. Gerry will also review the California Open Online Library for Education (www.cool4ed.org) which is free and open to everyone looking for free and open etextbooks aligned with over 50 lower division courses. The etextbooks have quality reviews and accessibility evaluations as well as faculty teaching eportfolios about using the free etextbooks.

NOTE:  Login instructions for the session will be sent in the Registration Confirmation Email. Please check your Junk folder as sometimes these emails get trapped there. We will also send an additional login reminder 24 hours prior to the start of the event.

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