The Open Educational Resources Committee, a committee of the Academic Senate, meets to discuss current trends in utilizing open educational resources* (OER) in higher-education, to keep abreast of California legislation regarding the use of OER, to encourage Rio Hondo College faculty to explore and adopt OER, and to inform the campus of its findings through the Academic Senate.
Chair: Sheila Lynch
Members: Gina Bove, Cameron English, Raquel Flores-Olson, Mike Javanmard, Kelly Lynch, Tyler Okamoto, Judy Sevilla Marzona
2nd Monday of the month; 4-5pm
*Open Educational Resources are high-quality teaching, learning, and research materials that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and repurposing by others. OER include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, software, and any other tools, materials, or techniques used to support access to knowledge. (source: William and Flora Hewlett Foundation)