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Thursday, November 7 • 11:15am - 11:40am
Deploying Our Faculty: On the Road to Academic Freedom!

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This presentation will outline and describe an effective approach (model) used by Chadron State College leadership to empower faculty to collaborate, design and develop OER materials, courses and modules that will work to enhance the quality of education provided to Teacher Education Candidates, and ultimiately reduce their overall education costs. This model is easily transferrable to other disciplines and/or levels of education.

Topics to be shared include:
1. Open Education Nebraska! ? a CSC Open Education Online Resource Repository http://www.OpenEducationNebraska.com
2.CSC E-Scribe Student Initiative
3.Kaleidoscope Open Course Initiative?multi-institutional Next Generation Learning Challenges Grant (NGLC) to improve student academic success via the use of Open Education Resources (OER)
4.Nebraska State College System OER Summit.
5.CSC's Open Education Learning Community
6.CSC Teacher Education Dept. Initiatives-
--develop all Elementary Education Endorsement courses to an Open Education format and textbook zero by Spring 2015.
--develop all SPED Endorsement courses to an Open Education format and textbook zero by Fall 2014
--develop the first Open Education/Textbook Zero Bachelor's of Science in Education Degree program (Elem. Education and Special Education) by Fall 2015.

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Don King

Chair, Education Dept., Chadron State College
I'm in my 20th year here at Chadron State, and currently am Chairperson of the Education/Special Education Department. I hold a BS Degree from California Polytechnic State University in Agricultural Sciences, and a Ph.D. in Agriculture Education. I have worked in 7-12 High School... Read More →

Thursday November 7, 2013 11:15am - 11:40am
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