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Introduction to OER Advocacy - How to Stop Talking to Yourself - Shared screen with speaker view
Roy Shahbazian
28:15
sac.edu/oer FAQ
Jennifer Paris
29:05
https://www.sac.edu/AcademicAffairs/DistanceEd/OER/Pages/faqs.aspx
Antonio López
32:09
https://www.scc.losrios.edu/oer/
gary medina
36:18
How would you recommend addressing the consistency with quality issues that faculty may have with OER? Some may have a hard time trusting anything outside traditional publishing.
Mary McMillan
40:08
How do you confirm that OER is actually being used vs. just a free online resource? We have found that challenge here as faculty develop a better understanding of true OER.
Arnie Schoenberg
44:42
Here's our San Diego City College OER website, done by librarian Sandra Pesce: https://library.sdcity.edu/oer
Jane Ishibashi
54:23
Do you have a technical support person on campus to help faculty trying to edit an OER textbook?
Antonio López
55:49
To Jane's question: not officially, but the AERC does offer OER support as available; https://www.scc.losrios.edu/oer/aerc/
Jennifer Paris
56:08
Thanks, Antonio.
Dena Martin
58:56
I feel like there is focus on OER vs. free web resources or library resources that takes away focus from creating zero cost courses. Should we discourage instructors from using no cost web resources and/or library materials since they aren’t officially OER? If yes, why?
Antonio López
59:43
Video link of LRCCD Chancellor Brian King talking about OER at FLC Convocation (as mentioned by Ben): https://youtu.be/WNPeQPFySD4?t=1282
Benjamin Wingard
01:00:32
Thanks Antonio!
joey merritt
01:00:48
Library resources can be OER
Antonio López
01:00:50
The big goal is textbook affordability.
Antonio López
01:01:19
OER is just one modality for saving students money.
Mary McMillan
01:01:58
The challenge if faculty use our library ebooks is that we currently do not own any of them, but rather subscribe to large packages. That means that titles can come & go without warning, which could be frustrating if it occurs mid-semester.
Dena Martin
01:02:35
I understand the difference I just feel like I hear discouragement to use zero cost materials in favor or OER. I would rather encourage others to use zero cost textbooks.
Dena Martin
01:03:29
sorry, I meant zero cost materials.
David Garza
01:03:37
We have a do/don't page -- http://libguides.lamission.edu/c.php?g=820479&p=5857434 -- that advises against using library resources and ebooks.
Antonio López
01:04:45
For ebooks the library can try to buy a permanent version of individual titles. Sometimes viable.
Jim Julius
01:05:24
There are multiple advantages to OER and ZTC - most of them overlap but not all. I don’t think anyone who advocates one should actively resist the other!
Dena Martin
01:06:21
I agree with Jim Julius!
Jim Julius
01:06:35
:-)
Jennifer Paris
01:08:33
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EEGTfjS3Ak
Amanda Taintor
01:09:17
https://www.reedleycollege.edu/_documents/faculty-and-staff/core/2017-ztc-student-survey-response.pdf
Amanda Taintor
01:09:26
Our survey and responses...get a tissue
Jennifer Carlin-Goldberg
01:09:56
I have been trying to get my Academic Senate to approve a resolution authorizing a "low-cost" schedule of classes tag, mirrioring SB 1359. I have been asked the following: "I have negotiated with publishers really hard and got the price down to $100 (or whatever) which is much lower than the books at everyone else uses. Why shouldn't I be able to qualify for a lo-cost course outline tag?" I am getting pushback from senators about including a requirement to use OER
Jim Julius
01:10:54
There are different “low cost” thresholds but usually 30, 40 , or 50 dollars. Most commonly $40 I believe.
Jim Julius
01:11:16
Low cost should be low cost, just like zero cost should be zero cost (again in my opinion), regardless of OER
Jennifer Carlin-Goldberg
01:11:35
thank you!
Katie Gale
01:11:37
Thank you so much, great information!
Thea Alvarado
01:11:38
Thank you all!
Lyndale Garner
01:11:40
Thank you
David Garza
01:11:42
Thanks everyone. Off to reference desk.
Arnie Schoenberg
01:11:54
Thanks!