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Open Educational Resources (OER)


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Use this guide to explore and research Open Educational Resources  

Additional Open Educational Resources and suggestions are welcome. Please contact your campus OER librarian.


Campus OER LIbrarians        TCC Librarians can help you to:

Chesapeake - Olivia Reinauer

Norfolk - Heather Fitzgerald

Portsmouth - Mary Anne Glanzer

Virginia Beach - Bethany WrightSydney Gordon

  • Locate an open textbook
  • Locate Creative Commons or public domain images, multimedia, learning objects, assessments, etc.
  • Determine the license or copyright status of a resource you would like to use
  • Properly attribute open educational resources
  • Adopt, adapt (edit), or publish open educational resources

Pathways Course: Adopting OER in the Classroom

Pathways Course: Adopting OER in the Classroom

Pathways: Adopting OER in the Classroom 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.

Summer 2020 Session: June 1 - July 12 (Facilitated by Heather Fitzgerald)

Please fill out the registration form linked above. Both your Dean and the librarian facilitating the course will receive a copy of your registration form. The librarian will contact you to confirm your participation prior to the start of the course.

OER Consultation Service

OER Consultation Service

Are you intersted in adopting OER in one of your classes, but need help locating relevant, high quality sources? Try the Library's OER consultation service! 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.