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OER & ZTC: Open Educational Resources and Zero Textbook Cost Options

A guide for faculty and students about OER and ZTC at Pasadena City College

Open Education and Accessibility

As Tara Robertson explains: "“What if we just broaden it a little more from just financial access to accessibility and people with disabilities? It wouldn't be a stretch from a philosophical standpoint and it would make the movement much more impactful,” she explained.  OER provides a means for us to not just increase access financially, but also accessibility for social inclusion through the freedom of adapting and reusing materials. 

Watch this video to learn more about this conversation about accessibility and OER:


Universal Design for Learning Framework

Watch this video to learn more about Universal Design for Learning (UDL), which is a framework that "guides the design of instructional goals, assessments, methods, and materials that can be customized and adjusted to meet individual needs."