OER Collaborative Circle for Creative Change (C4ward)

Beginning September 2015, there is an OER C4ward for spring and fall semesters.  The C4ward is open to faculty and staff and emphasizes facilitation in the professional development process. There are four to five sessions focusing on learning basic OER concepts, with remaining sessions open for project work.

Your participation at any level is welcome. Should you decide to go for the optional-optimal Certificate of Completion, you will need to accomplish a few not-so-difficult tasks (promise!). These are:

(A)  Write a reflection statement about OER


(B)  Review an OER Resource using a short template (e.g. a video or a book chapter)

    • OR Create and share an OER activity plan for your class
    • OR Create an open educational resource to be used in a class (e.g.,PowerPoint, animation, screencast lecture)and share

A certificate of completion makes on eligible to join the join Leeward and Kapi’olani CC OER Fellowship at

Leeward Community College

For a fee, faculty and staff can sign up for training at LCC.  You may wish to consider this option if the scheduling is perfect for you! Leeward CC accepts inter-departmental vouchers. Check the 2018 PRLS website for updated information for its May workshop .

Open Washington

Washington State is committed to OER across its entire public education system. Free, self-paced modules on learning OER are made available by Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.

BC Campus

British Columbia Campus is a province-wide initiative by British Columbia to adopt OER across all school systems. This is a P2PU archived course on adopting open textbooks.