open edu weekSkyline College celebrated Open Education Week, a global event that seeks to raise awareness of free and open sharing of resources and course materials in education and the benefits they bring to teachers and students worldwide. The week was full of a variety of engaging actions, learning opportunities and student outreach.

The Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) Team was joined by Academic Senate for California Community Colleges Open Educational Resrouces Initiative (ASCCC OERI) representative Shagun Kaur and Skyline College students and faculty to make this an amazing week of engagement, discussion and expansion of awareness about Open Educational Resources (OERs) and their impact.

We are excited to report since spring 2020, Skyline College ZTC Champions, Early Adopters and Discipline Leads saved Skyline College students over $2,600,000 through thoughtful implementation of ZTC and OER course materials! 

Interested in integrating ZTC for your course? Apply to be a ZTC Early Adopter. Application deadline of the semester is April 6, 2020. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore ZTC resources for your course!

Article by Ame Maloney

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