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UPCOMING EVENTS

Additional OPEN Webinars for Round 1 and Round 2 grantees coming soon!

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PAST EVENTS

(See what took place using Webinar recording links)
1. Understanding the Creative Commons CC BY Licensing Requirement in TAACCCT.
2. Finding Open Educational Resources (OER).
3. Open File Formats, Interoperability, and Tagging with Meta-data.
4. School of Open.
5. Department of Energy’s NTER: National Training and Education Resource.
6. Hawaii TAACCCT Consortium – C3T Hawaii Briefing.
7. OPEN’s 1 hour introduction (Jan 2013).
8. OPEN’s 1 hour introduction (May 2012).
9. OPEN Round 1 Kick-off Conference (May 2012).
10. OPEN Round 2 Kick-off Conference (June 2013).
11. Creative Commons and Open Educational Resources: A Webinar for TAACCCT program Faculty, Staff, and Instructional Designers (August 2013)

 


 

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Understanding Creative Commons CC BY Licensing Requirement in TAACCCT Webinar

  • Better understand Creative Commons, the CC BY licensing requirement, and Open Educational Resources (OER) in general.
  • Date: October 3, 2012
  • Time: 3:00pm Eastern (2:00pm/Central, 1:00pm/Mountain, 12:00pm/Pacific)
  • Length: 60 minutes
  • Featured Guest: Cable Green, Director of Global Learning, Creative Commons
  • Topic: This Webinar was designed to help TAACCT grantees better understand Creative Commons, the CC BY licensing requirement, and Open Educational Resources (OER) in general. Webinar recording

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Finding Open Educational Resources (OER) – 1-hour Webinar

  • Learn about finding OER.
  • This webinar was conducted twice, once on August 9 and again on August 10, 2012
  • In the session we referred to the OER matrix created for Grantees.
  • What: To learn more about finding OER and to have your questions answered
  • If you missed this event you may view a recording of it here: Webinar recording

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Open File Formats, Interoperability, and Tagging with Meta-data Webinar

  • Learn how effective use of these technologies ensures your project will be findable, reusable, and remixable.
  • Date: Monday November 19, 2012
  • Time: 11:00am Pacific
  • Length: 60 minutes
  • Featured Guest: Greg Grossmeier, Education Technology and Policy Coordinator, Creative Commons
  • Topic: The TAACCCT program requires all grantees to develop learning materials such as books, courses, modules, seminars, tutoring systems, and simulations as Open Educational Resources (OER). All digital assets are expected to maximize interoperability, exchange and reuse. Grantees are expected to use industry-leading e-learning open standards and specifications. Greg Grossmeier leads us through open technical formats, interoperability standards and tagging with meta data. Learn how effective use of these technologies ensures your project will be findable, reusable, and remixable.
  • Webinar recording

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School of Open

  • Learn how to use free technology and tools to achieve your goals and meet TAACCCT requirements.
  • Date: Tuesday October 30, 2012
  • Length: 60 minutes
  • Featured Guest: Jane Park, Project Manager, Creative Commons
  • Topic: The School of Open provides online educational resources and professional development courses on the meaning and impact of “openness” in the digital age and its benefit to creative endeavors, education, research, and beyond. Join us in this webinar and learn how to use free technology and tools, such as Creative Commons licenses, to achieve your goals and meet TAACCCT requirements. You will also learn how to overcome barriers you run into everyday due to legal or technical restrictions and understand the larger context of open beyond just licenses. The School of Open might be just the way you and your team need to get Creative Commons savvy and ensure your project successfully implements and sustains open.
  • Webinar recording

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Department of Energy’s NTER: National Training and Education Resource

  • Discover infrastructure for next generation learning.
  • Date: September 19, 2012
  • Featured Guest: Michelle Fox & Alex Cohen, Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
  • Topic: NTER: National Training and Education Resource – An infrastructure for next generation learning
  • Description: An introduction to NTER. The DOL TAACCCT Round 2 Solicitation for Grant Applications states; “As specified in Section V.A.2.iii, applicants must present innovative and sophisticated applications of technology, including online, hybrid and/or technology-enabled strategies. These strategies should effectively teach content to students, enable students to teach themselves and each other, and/or allow students to engage in hands-on learning. Online and technology-enabled learning strategies can support competency-based assessment models and models for accelerated learning.”
    It goes on to say:
    “Examples of innovative online or technology-enabled learning methods include interactive simulations, personalized and virtual instruction, educational gaming, and strategies for asynchronous and real-time collaboration among learners and instructors. The Department encourages applicants to leverage the Department of Energy’s National Training and Education Resource (NTER), which provides open source tools to help subject matter experts create compelling, 3D interactive content quickly and easily. See https://www.nterlearning.org/ for more information about NTER.”

 

  • Webinar recording
  • If you want to sign up for NTER please contact Michelle Fox & Alex Cohen at: Michelle.Fox@ee.doe.gov ; Alex.Cohen@hq.doe.gov

 

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OPEN4Us Webinar for Hawaii TAACCCT Consortium – C3T Hawaii: Addressing Workforce Needs Through Results-Driven Educational and Training Programs

  • Briefing for Hawaii C3T Consortium
  • Date: September 4, 2012
  • Description: Open Professionals Education Network team (Creative Commons, Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges, CAST, & Carnegie Mellon Open Learning Initiative) host a webinar specifically for Hawaii TAACCCT Consortium.
    Agenda covers: 1. Briefing on all of the services as featured on the OPEN website: http://open4us.org/services, 2. How consortium members can utilize what is offered to help them with the development of curriculum and the processes and considerations they need to take in planning any online module development, publishing/licensing, 3. How to find existing OER, and 4. Hawaii consortium briefing on UH guidelines, policies and processes needed for this grant.
    Webinar recording
    This webinar was specifically for the Hawaii TAACCCT Consortium. If you’d like the OPEN team to provide or participate in a webinar send a request to TAA@creativecommons.org

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Intro to Open Professionals Education Network (OPEN) Services for TAACCCT Grantees

  • Intro of OPEN4Us services
  • Date: Tuesday January 15, 2013
  • Length: 60 minutes
  • Featured Guests: Creative Commons, Carnegie Mellon Open Learning Initiative, CAST, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
  • Topic: The Open Professionals Education Network (OPEN) provides free support and technical assistance to all grantees of the DOL Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College & Career Training (TAACCCT) program. In this webinar OPEN partners Creative Commons, Carnegie Mellon Open Learning Initiative, CAST, and the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges will overview the services they are providing and describe how grantees can participate and benefit.
  • Webinar recording

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OPEN’s Introductory 1-hour Webinar

  • Intro to OPEN4Us Services for TAACCCT grantees.
  • Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2012
  • What: To learn more about OPEN services and to have your questions answered.
  • Webinar recording, and download Powerpoint slides

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OPEN Kick-off Conference

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OPEN Kickoff Conference for DOL TAACCCT Round 2 Grantees

Date: June 20-21, 2013

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Hosts: Creative Commons, Carnegie Mellon Open Learning Initiative, CAST, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges

Invitees: This conference is primarily intended for TAACCCT Round 2 Grantees. However, a selection of TAACCCT Round 1 Grantees will be presenting their projects and sharing experiences developing courses with support of the OPEN Partners.  Select sessions and will include graphic facilitation services led by Giulia Forsythe.  Representatives from the US Department of Labor, Department of Education, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will also be present at this two-day event.

For handouts, presentation slideshows, and webinar recordings, see the Round 2 Kick-Off Page.

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Creative Commons and Open Educational Resources: A Webinar for TAACCCT program Faculty, Staff, and Instructional Designers

Have questions about CC BY, OER, or both? Please join Creative Commons (CC) and the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) for a one-hour webinar on these topics. Jane Park from CC will give an overview of Creative Commons, the Creative Commons Attribution license (CC BY) requirement, and the free support CC will provide around application of the license to grantee materials. Boyoung Chae from SBCTC will address how to find, create, and manage open educational resources (OER) — drawing on SBCTC’s experience within the Open Course Library. Boyoung will demo tools and tactics for developing and finding OER, including instructional design and managing content. No RSVP is required; simply join the the Blackboard Collaborate room 10 minutes before the scheduled time to ensure you have the appropriate software installed.

Time: Tuesday, August 6 at 2pm US EDT/11am US PDT
Hosts: Jane Park (CC) and Boyoung Chae (SBCTC)
Recording: https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/jwsdetect/nativeplayback.jnlp?sid=2008170&psid=2013-08-06.1003.M.5E7B928FC11E94D844B1405E5A750C.vcr

Note: The recording shows as 23 hours — but that is simply b/c someone was still logged into the room. It was only ~1 hour long, so you only have to watch the first hour. To play back the recording, press the play button on the bottom left. You may have to wait a bit for it to load (and in the process encounter a couple error notices — but these go away once it has loaded).

Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/janeatcc/v2-creative-commons-overview-webinar-8613
Resources and handouts that were discussed within the webinar: