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Improving Students' Self-Directed Learning with Non-Traditional Digital Open Educational Resources

Meeting Date(s):Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Time:2:30-3:30pm
Instructor:Ryan Cumpston
Audience:Faculty
Prerequisite:none
Contact Hours:1
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Per Adjunct Union Contract 3.G - Adjunct faculty will not be compensated for attending programs, workshops, seminars, courses or meetings to meet federal, state or grant requirements under which an adjunct provides instruction. Check with Division office for guidelines.

Adjunct faculty currently under contract will be compensated $35/contact hour up to a maximum of 11 contact hours for the academic year (fall and spring semesters combined; no summer stipends). Please note that there are some TLETC classes that are not offered for faculty credit.

Description:Modeling curriculum design to enhance students' abilities to become life long learners is a principle responsibility of contemporary educators. Self-direction is an important skill for today's students to master in order to stay relevant in a rapidly changing, technology driven world. Open educational resources play a vital role in a faculty member's ability to design courses customized to maximizing growth of these skills in the diverse populations served at higher education institutions.