Fall Open Educational Resources (OER) Regional Meeting - South

Event Dates
Deadline to Register/Application Deadline

ASCCC’s OER Task Force is pleased to announce this regional event intended to update faculty regarding the status of OER in our colleges and to inform faculty at all levels in their OER experience, from the novice seeking to identify OER for their classroom, to the advanced user looking to facilitate OER adoption at the college.

The meeting will take place at MiraCosta College. located at 1 Barnard Dr, Oceanside, CA 92056 from 9am - 3pm.  For additional information on the agenda, please click on Program.

The morning general session will take place in the Cafeteria, Building 3400, the afternoon sessions will take place in Building 3500 which is located one building over from 3400. See map of campus. There are red arrows on the map pointing to these two labeled buildings. The closest parking lots to these buildings have been labeled in red aslo. The campus police will NOT be ticketing that day. Please do NOT park in Staff parking. Please have park in Student or Guest parking. There will be signage on campus pointing attendees in the right direction(s).

The meeting will begin with an overview of the status of OER at our colleges, followed by a panel of OER users. Afternoon sessions will target users of various levels and provide an opportunity for discipline-oriented dialogue. 

There is no cost to attend, however registration is requred. Continental breakfast and lunch are provided.  Click on the Register link below to register! 



There is no charge to attend the Regional Meeting.  We do require that you cancel your registration if you cannot attend.  Any cancellations submitted after Monday, September 11, 2017 - 12:00pm, will be assessed a $25 cancellation fee. All no-shows will also be assessed the $25 cancellation fee.  Refunds will not be granted for cancellations after the cancellation date or for no-shows. Please review the Senate Cancellation Policy here.

For more information, please contact: events [at] asccc.org (events[at]asccc[dot]org).


Hotel & Travel

The meeting will take place at MiraCosta College.  A map of the school can be accessed here

Presentation Materials


Target Audience: Faculty who are interested in or considering OER and faculty who are currently using OER. The program is intended to appeal to anyone who has an interest in OER, no matter how new or how advanced.


  • Increase awareness and use of OER.
  • Identify challenges to the use of OER (to inform future work of the ASCCC OER Taskforce).
  • Provide an opportunity for faculty with an interest in OER to network.
  • Share strategies for mainstreaming OER.


9am – 10am Networking - a light breakfast will be served.

10am – 11am Welcome and Opening General Session - The California Community Colleges, OER, and You

What is the current status of the use of OER in our colleges? What barriers to the use of OER – real and imagined – exist? What supports are in place – or in development – to assist you in your adoption of OER? How – and why – should you invest in incorporating OER into your teaching? This interactive session will answer these questions – and more.

11am – 12pm Faculty Panel – Tales from the Trenches – Finding and Implementing OER

How does one transition from reliance on traditional texts to using OER? What unique opportunities – and challenges exist. Why should you take this endeavor on? 

12pm – 12:45pm Lunch 

12:50pm – 1:50pm Breakout Session I

  • Finding OER – Search Strategies
  • Intermediate - Sharing Resources and Identifying Needs

  • Mainstreaming OER or Accessibility Issues

1:55 – 2:45pm - Breakout Session II – Discipline Clusters

2:50 – 3:00pm – Closing General Session