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Building a Team: Training OER Support Staff (24SP-ZTCTEAM-1) is a Course

Building a Team: Training OER Support Staff (24SP-ZTCTEAM-1)

Mar 2, 2024 - Mar 30, 2024
2 credits

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Designed for those who coordinate or aspire to lead OER programs, “Building a Team: Training OER Support Staff” will help you to understand and implement key elements of an OER/ZTC workflow, ranging from searching for and sharing OER to formatting documents, using appropriate attributions and licensing, as well as ensuring accessibility. .


  • Articulate the fundamentals and significance of Open Educational Resources (OER) in higher education.
  • Gain proficiency in the basics of citing, licensing, and ensuring the technical aspects of OER such as accessibility and formatting.
  • Explore and apply techniques for sharing, managing, and tracking OER initiatives.
  • Develop strategies for building and training efficient OER support teams.


  • Fulfills: This introductory course is designed for those developing ZTC pathway programs at California community colleges.
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Time Commitment: Approximately 36 hours
  • Pre-requisite: None
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginning

Optional Graduate-Level University Credit

Participants in this course can seek optional graduate-level university credits through Fresno Pacific University. A separate fee due to FPU will apply. To learn more, visit the FPU @ONE Online Courses page