Use this guide to explore and research Open Educational Resources
Additional Open Educational Resources and suggestions are welcome. Please contact me - Ruth Shumate or your campus OER librarian.
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TCC Library is piloting a consultation service for faculty who are adopting OER. You will meet with a librarian at your campus to discuss your needs, and the Library's college-wide OER Team will locate and vet Open Educational Resources that support your requested content and criteria.
To request library assistance, please complete the OER Consultation Request form or contact your campus OER librarian.
"Pathways" is a 6-week online course developed by TCC faculty member Linda Williams and facilitated by TCC librarians. It covers everything you will need to know in order to get started with OER, and it is also required training for faculty who will be teaching a course for the Z-degree program.
Faculty can register for Pathways in the Virginia Learning Center. If you need assistance with registration, please contact your campus Faculty Professional Development Manager.
Two sections will be offered in Spring 2017:
Registration opening soon!
4.4. OER Support
Librarians will serve a central support role for all faculty wishing to incorporate
OER into a course. Among the support provided by designated Librarians are
facilitating Pathways, preparing OER LibGuides, and assisting faculty in the
location and curation of OER content. Additional support will be provided by
faculty leaders, and an OER advisory group representing a cross-section of
As you can see, librarians' skill set and professional values fit hand in hand with Open Educational Resources!