Monthly Archives: December 2018

3. Dr. Richard Sebastian, Part 2: OER in Transition



This is Part 2 of my interview with Dr. Richard Sebastian, who is the Director of Achieving the Dream’s OER Degree Initiative. Topics include: Expanding the conversation beyond cost savings; (mis)interpreting faculty resistance to OER; faculty enthusiasm for OER; possibilities OER opens up for place-based and service-based learning.

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2. Dr. Richard Sebastian, Part 1: Achieving the Dream’s Z-Degree Initiative



This is Part 1 of my interview with Dr. Richard Sebastian, who is the Director of Achieving the Dream’s OER Degree Initiative. Part 1 focuses on the Z-Degree Initiative, a three-year grant program covering 38 community colleges in 13 states.  The grants not only serve to help with OER adoption, but also are funding research.  You can find a link to the the latest report at https://www.achievingthedream.org/resource/17507/participant-experiences-and-financial-impacts-findings-from-year-2-of-achieving-the-dream-s-oer-degree-initiative.

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