Stories Categorized "CCCOER Stories" (page 1 of 2)

Eagle 2 Eagle Facebook Group

On March 28, 2020 Houston Community College Director of Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Ravi Brahmbhatt, created a Facebook group, called Eagle 2 Eagle. The group was modeled after…

Without Access, What Are The Options?

ACC Library Services partners with the ACC’s Student Affairs Student Support Center to provide access to a physical textbook collection of just over 2100 items, which are purchased…

“You can’t see us, but we are here to help!”

Austin Community College Library Services is committed to providing critical support to both students and faculty alike during this ongoing public health crisis. Although the Library has delivered…

OER Faculty Tasha Davis

Growing Our Textbook Heroes Virtually

Austin Community College (ACC) continues to support future faculty Textbook Heroes who are transitioning to OER. In early April, the ACC OER Task Force announced another round of…

Virginia Community College System Instructional Designer Hats

Freakin’ Awesome Instructional Designers Keep Learning in Motion in Virginia

23 Colleges + 10K Faculty + 30K Courses + 240K Students = 12 hour days for Virginia’s Community Colleges’ (VCCS) Instructional Designers.  Each one received a token of…

Student Narration of Winning Open Textbook Now Available.

A beta version of a year-long audio OER project is now available.  SUNY Geneseo communications professor Lee Pierce gave her students an assignment to record audio of themselves…

Zoom with Faculty

Student OER Specialists Help Faculty Remotely

At Scottsdale Community College (SCC), we had just hired our two Student OER Specialists before spring break in early March.  Due to the virus outbreak, the decision was…

Student laptops

Library Expands Support for Students & Faculty

While the College of DuPage observes distance learning, library staff enhanced its existing online operation to include evenings and weekends. Staff is available in real-time online throughout the…

Student Using Chromebook

Laptop Loan Program Launched As Instruction Goes Online

Bakerfield College conducted a survey last month to determine the technology needs of their students.  Finding that 10% of students do not have adequate off-campus internet access and…

PCC COVID-10 impacts

Foundation Commits $750K to Support Students’ Urgent Needs

The Portland Community College (PCC) Foundation Board announced this week that it is providing emergency funding to assist struggling PCC students. Excerpt below from full article by PCC…

Thank you to Raritan Valley College

New Jersey College Produces PPE Masks for Local Hospitals

New Jersey’s Governor Phil Murphy recognizes Raritan Valley Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Programs along with the Arts & Design Department for producing 3-D printed face-shields for…

Medical Supply Donations

Nursing Program Donates Essential Equipment to Local Hospital

In light of the global shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for healthcare professionals handling coronavirus cases, the College of the Canyons (CoC) nursing program has donated this…