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Open Educational Resources: WCC

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Washtenaw Community College

OER Open Educational Resources

OER

     OER OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Open Educational Resources are teaching, learning and research materials in any medium – digital or otherwise – that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaptation and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions.

- William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

OER Open Educator Cohort 2018

Become an Open Educator!
Join the 20 by 2020 OER Cohort.

Cohort participants will attend three hands-on sessions in a collaborative environment to support the goal of completing and using an OER textbook starting in the Fall of 2018. Register for either cohort below.

Session One: Thursday, January 25 3:00-4:30 p.m, BE 110
caution coneHands-on project planning, explore options to match pedagogical needs.

Session Two: Thursday, March 22 3:00-4:30 p.m, BE 110
Report progress, troubleshoot problems, create maintenance plan.

Session Three: Thursday, April 26 3:00-4:30 p.m, BE 110
Techniques for completion and final problem solving

 


Session One: Friday, January 26 1:00-2:30 p.m, BE 110
Hands-on project planning, explore options to match pedagogical needs.

Session Two: Friday, March 23 1:00-2:30 p.m, BE 110
Report progress, troubleshoot problems, create maintenance plan. 

Session Three: Friday, April 27 1:00-2:30 p.m, BE 110
Techniques for completion and final problem solving

Celebrate completion of your OER at the Fall Faculty Meeting!

OER at Washtenaw Community College Savings

Savings for Fall 2017
Course Term Sections Average Total Students Textbook Cost New Total Savings
BIO 101/102 F17 30 720 $273.28 $196,762
BIO 109/111 F17 17 408 $626.60 lab manual $255,653
BIO 161/162 F17 3 72 $104.75 $7,542
BIO 237 F17 8 192 $249.65 $47,933
BMG 111 F17 8 240 $225.85 $54,204
CEM 111/122 F17 12 288 $178.55 $51,422.40
COM 101 F17 36 900 $64.30 $57,870
COM 102 F17 15 375 $188.00 $70,500
COM 142 F17 1 25 $97.00 $2,425
COM 225 F17 2 30 24.95 $1,497
ENG 226 F17 37 740 $84.55 $62,547.00
GLG 114 F17 1 24 $269 bk    $122 lab $6,456 bk $2,928 lab
MTH 097 F17 2 60 $153.10 $9,186
MUS 140/142 F17 4 100 $55.70 $5,570
MUS 180 F17 4 100 $60.00 $6,000
NUR 115 F17 3 72 $271.80 $19,570.00

 

WCC Open Educators

Biology Department:
BIO 101/102 B. Metz, A. Heise, S. Dentel, E. Thompson (all sections)
BIO 109/111 Lab Manual S. Dentel         (all sections)
BIO 161/162 E. Thompson                    (all sections)
BIO 237 A. Heise (all sections)

Business Department:
BMG 111 D. Waters (all sections)

Chemistry Department:
CEM 111/122 T. Schwab (all sections)

Communication Department:
COM 101 C. Sparklin, B. Tew (all sections)
COM 102 C. Sparklin, B. Tew (all sections)
COM 142 C. Sparklin (all sections)
COM 225 C. Sparklin (all sections)

English Department:
ENG 214 M. Barry
ENG 226 M. Mullalond (all sections)

Geology Department:
GLG 114 K. Fuks (all sections)

Mathematics Department:
MTH 097 B. Hatcher

Music Department:
MUS 140/142 M. Naylor (all sections)
MUS 180 M. Naylor (all sections)

Nursing Department:
NUR 115 M. Burns-Coral (all sections)