Events

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Please see the below list of webinars and events that OPEN Parters offer free of charge, tailored to support TAACCCT grantees and the development of their Open Educational Resources.

Past webinars are archived below, with links to recordings and handouts as applicable. Representatives from the OPEN Partners also create customized webinars for grantee institutions and consortia based on the various service areas. For more information and to inquire about a custom webinar for your TAACCCT project team, see the contact page.


Upcoming Webinars and Events

Please see the Events section of the OPEN Google+ Community for upcoming events:
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Have a suggestion for a webinar?

Creative Commons is organizing a series of webinars focused on bringing together TAACCCT grantees for requesting and sharing curricula in common areas of interest. Separate webinars are being organized for each of:

  • Manufacturing
  • Health
  • Information Technology
  • Energy, and
  • Transportation

To get in touch about webinar services, please contact [email protected].


Previous Webinars

(latest webinars listed first)

Previous Events

Webinar Details and Recordings


OER Management and Delivery: Seven Best Practices

  • Date: March 6, 2014 (4:00pmEST / 1:00pmPST)
  • Length: 60 minutes
  • Featured Speakers: Boyoung Chae, Program Administrator at Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
  • Description:The purpose of this session is to share the best practices for managing, organizing and delivering open development projects. We will share helpful tips and suggestions around various aspects of open development projects, such as quality assurance and copyright clearance. We will also provide real samples and templates proven effective during the Open Course Library project.
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  • Slides


TAACCCT Advanced Manufacturing Request and Sharing Webinar (March 2014)

  • Date: March 12, 2014
  • Featured Speakers: Paul Stacey, Gail Whitney, Brenda Perea, Christy Harmon
  • This requests and sharing webinar featured TAACCCT grantees describing advanced manufacturing curricula they are looking for or have developed and are sharing with other grantees who are looking for curricula. Webinar participants provided suggestions and recommendations for curricula being sought or expressions of interest in curricula being profiled.
  • Webinar Recording
  • Slides

Open Educational Resources and Creative Commons (February 2014)

  • Date: February 27, 2014 (3:30pmEST / 12:30pmPST)
  • Length: 60 minutes
  • Featured Speakers: Cable Green, Creative Commons
  • Description: Cable will give a basic overview of Creative Commons, Creative Commons license use in education, and Creative Common’s integral role in the Open Educational Resources (OER) movement. webinar about Creative Commons and Open Educational Resources (OER), designed for the IGEN Career Pathways Consortium, but open to other grantees as well. Please see the link for access to the Adobe Connect webinar room.
  • Webinar Recording
  • Slides

An Overview of Creative Commons and Open Educational Resources for Faculty (February 2014)

  • Date: February 7, 2014 (1:00pmEDT / 10:00amPDT)
  • Length: 60 minutes
  • Featured Speakers: Cable Green, Creative Commons
  • Description: Cable will give a basic overview of Creative Commons, Creative Commons license use in education, and Creative Common’s integral role in the Open Educational Resources (OER) movement. He will explain the Creative Commons Attribution license (CC BY) requirement for TAACCCT program grantees, how the CC BY license works, and the free support CC will offer to grantees around application of the license to grantee materials.


An Overview of Creative Commons and Open Educational Resources for Faculty (October 2013)

    • Date: October 17, 2013 (1:00pmEDT / 10:00amPDT)
    • Length: 60 minutes
    • Featured Speakers: Jane Park, Creative Commons
    • Description: Jane will give a basic overview of Creative Commons, Creative Commons license use in education, and Creative Common’s integral role in the Open Educational Resources (OER) movement. She will explain the Creative Commons Attribution license (CC BY) requirement for TAACCCT program grantees, how the CC BY license works, and the free support CC will offer to grantees around application of the license to grantee materials.

This webinar was attended by the faculty of the Roane State Community College system. Other faculty teaching courses or otherwise involved in the TAACCCT grant program were also invited to attend this webinar.

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

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

      • Date: January 15, 2013
      • Length: 60 minutes
      • Featured Speakers: Representatives from OPEN Partners: CC, Washington SBCTC, CAST, & Carnegie Mellon OLI
      • Description: Webinar introducing The Open Professionals Education Network (OPEN), which 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 overviewed the services they are providing and describe how grantees can participate and benefit.
      • Webinar recording

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

      • Date: November 19, 2012
      • Length: 60 minutes
      • Featured Speaker: Greg Grossmeier, Creative Commons
      • Description: 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.
      • Webinar recording

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Introduction to the School of Open

      • Date: October 30, 2012
      • Length: 60 minutes
      • Featured Speaker: Jane Park, Creative Commons
      • Description: 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. View this webinar to3 learn how to use free technology and tools, such as Creative Commons licenses, to achieve your goals and meet TAACCCT requirements.
      • Webinar recording

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Understanding the Creative Commons CC BY Licensing Requirement in TAACCCT

      • Date: October 3, 2012
      • Length: 60 minutes
      • Featured Speaker: Cable Green, Creative Commons
      • Description 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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Department of Energy’s NTER: National Training and Education Resource

      • Date: September 19, 2012
      • Length: 60 minutes
      • Featured Speakers: Michelle Fox & Alex Cohen, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
      • Description: Webinar introducing the Department of Energy’s National Training and Education Resource (NTER) system, encouraging applicants and grantees to leverag NTER, which provides open source tools to help subject matter experts create compelling, 3D interactive content quickly and easily. More information about NTER can be found at nterlearning.org.
      • Webinar recording

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

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Finding Open Educational Resources (OER)

      • Date: August 9 & 10, 2012
      • Length: 60 minutes
      • Featured Speakers: Tim Caswell, Washing SBCTC, and Anna Daniel, Creative Commons
      • Description: Webinar designed to introduce grantees to OER-repository navigation and techniques finding OER that suits their needs. Note: Blackboard webinar recording shows 21hrs of broadcast, but total length of the webinar is approx. 1hr.
      • Webinar recording

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Introduction to OPEN Partner Services

      • Date: May 1, 2012
      • Length: 60 minutes
      • Featured Speakers: Cable Green, Creative Commons and Scott Dennis, Washington SBCTC
      • Description: Webinar introducing OPEN services to TAACCCT Grantees, the first in the series for Round 1 grantees.
      • Webinar recording

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