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Open Educational Resources Initiative (OERI)
February 8 - OER for Political Science
Discipline-focused webinars will focus on the available OER resources for a specific discipline, with faculty sharing their OER-adoption experience.

February 22 - OER Basics I
Open Educational Resources are freely available for everyone. We will discuss the difference between “open and free “, what Creative Commons licensing means, and discuss the benefits of OER for both students and faculty.

March 1 - OER Basics II
A continued exploration of OER Basics. We will cover some search strategies for finding OER and have a quick primer on licensing and adopting/adapting OER. Participants will leave the webinar with some "go to" sites for finding OER and a basic understanding of different forms of copyright and licensing.

March 8 - Using MyOpenMath to Support the Implementation of AB 705 and Transfer-level Courses
How great would it be to never worry about expired access codes or students lacking a textbook? Why not ensure students have what they need to succeed in math courses on day one? This session will cover transfer-level template courses on MyOpenMath, an online homework system for OER Math. At 10:45am, the presenters will describe the work that is underway for AB 705 implementation to provide students the support they need to succeed in courses that they may not be fully prepared for.

March 15 – OER for Anthropology
Discipline-focused webinars will focus on the available OER resources for a specific discipline, with faculty sharing their OER-adoption experience.

March 22 – LibreText "Freeing" the Textbook
LibreText, housed at UC Davis, states that its mission is to "...develop an easy-to-use online platform for the construction, customization, and dissemination of open educational resources (OER) to reduce the burdens of unreasonable textbook costs to our students and society." Join LibreText's Executive Director to learn about what LibreText has to offer.

March 29 – OER for Economics
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