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Need a hand?

need a hand?

Unsure about searching for appropriate sources, using Blackboard, or implementing changes in your curriculum? There are many resources throughout CCAC. All of the departments and contacts below will gladly give you hand navigating OERs.


This training provides a step by step guide for CCAC faculty who are interested in working with OER but do not have a lot of familiarity with the process. Modules include:

  • Module 1: Why OER?
  • Module 2: Copyright & Creative Commons Licensing
  • Module 3: Diversity, Inclusion & Equity
  • Module 4: Accessibility
  • Module 5: In the Classroom / Open Pedagogy
  • Module 6: Practical - Doing & Concluding

Access is available via Blackboard.



Contact the ITS ServiceDesk for assistance with:

  • Incorporating OERs into Blackboard
  • Other technical issues.




Contact Supportive Services for questions about:

  • Incorporating standards of accessibility  to ensure that resources are compliant.

Lori Hamblin, Allegheny

Megan McCormick, Boyce

Christopher Richardson, North

Carissa Monaco, South


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Contact any of the CCAC Librarians below for assistance with:

  • Searching OER textbook and general repositories to narrow down choices
  • Help with Creative Commons/Copyright information
  • Help with uploading to discipline’s OER Guide

Jody Wilson, Allegheny & Homewood Brushton

Lori Cunningham, Boyce

Christine Beard, North & West Hills

Lorraine Gess, North & West Hills

Dawn Diehl, South, Washington Crown Center & Braddock Hills



Drop by our OER Outreach Hours!

Bring your learning objectives, syllabus, and any current resources. A librarian will be available to help and answer questions.

OER Outreach Hours:

Allegheny Campus Library

  • Tuesday, February 4, 10-11 a.m.
  • Monday, February 17, 1-2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 3,10-11 a.m
  • Monday, March 16, 1-2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 7, 10-11 a.m.
  • Tuesday, May 5, 10-11 a.m.

North Campus Library

  • Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday
  • 2-4 p.m.

South Campus Library

  • Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday
  • 2-4 p.m.



Course / Lesson Design Support

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Contact the Instructional Design team for:

  • Designing and developing courses and lessons for all modalities including classroom instruction and online learning.
  • Aligning course outcomes and lesson objectives with learning content and with student assessments.
  • Course content research, interactivity and active learning design as well as media selection.

Ross Donehue, West Hills

Justin Busch, OCS

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Inclusive Curriculum

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Contact the following for:

  • Guidance on creating assignments and resources that are inclusive to multicultural populations.
  • Tips on including diverse scholarship and materials.

Office of Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion

Jessica Spradley, HBC
Professor, Sociology

Creative Commons License
Except where otherwise noted, Open Educational Resources at CCAC by Community College of Allegheny County Libraries is licensed
under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.