The Open Educational Resources Committee, a committee of the Academic Senate, meets to discuss current trends in higher education of utilizing open educational resources (OER), Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) resources, and Low Textbook Cost (LTC) resources; to keep abreast of California legislation regarding the use of OER; to encourage faculty in the practices of OER; and to inform the Río Hondo College campus of its findings through the Academic Senate.
The OER Committee By-Laws were adopted April 2022.
Division Member Arts & Cultural Programs Sheila Lynch Behavioral and Social Sciences Lizette "Lucha" Arévalo Business Shin Liu Career & Technical Education David Lindy Communications & Languages Patricia Hughes (Chair)
Counseling Irene Vu Kinesiology, Dance, & Athletics Vacant Library Brian P. Young Math, Science, Engineering Mutsuno Ryan Health Sciences and Nursing Karen Gottlieb Public Safety and Administrative Justice Ygnacio "Nash" Flores Dean of Library and Instructional Support Michael Garabedian Classified Representative Robert Graham ASRHC Representative Matthew De Haro
First Thursday of the month; 12:45 PM – 2:00 P.M.
2022-2023 OER Committee Agenda and Minutes
|October 6, 2022||October 6, 2022|
|September 1, 2022||September 1, 2022|
2021-2022 OER Committee Agenda and Minutes
2020-2021 OER Committee Agenda and Minutes
Agenda Minutes May 6, 2021 May 6, 2021 April 8, 2021 April 8, 2021 March 4, 2021 March 4, 2021 February 4, 2021 February 4, 2021 November 5, 2020 November 5, 2020 October 1, 2020 October 1, 2020 September 3, 2020 None available
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)
OER RHC Library Research Guide: https://libguides.riohondo.edu/oer
RHC Academic Senate Governance Manual:
OER and ZTC Resource Page:
How to Cite OER on a Course Outline of Record: