Appendix C: Processes Table

The following table presents the information from Figure 8.3 in an alternate form.

Process Who Is Involved? Communication Channels Basic Process Questions Course Marking Questions
Instructor Awareness Instructor n/a • How do instructors know that they need to report open and affordable resource use?
Course Catalog Creation Instructors, schedule Instructors to schedule
Instructors to department to schedule
• Who decides on courses? If instructors decide, who do they report to? (e.g., department chair or administration)
• Report how? (e.g., student information system [SIS] or form)
• Separate process from course material reporting?
• How will course marking information be sent to schedule? (e.g., automated, manually entered)
Schedule Schedule n/a • Is there a field designated for the course marking information? How is it marked? (e.g., an icon)
• Is there space for defining terms?
Course Materials Reporting Instructors, campus store Instructors to campus store
instructor to department to campus store
• Report to who? (e.g., department chair, administration, directly to campus store)
• Report how? (e.g., by form)
• How will course marking information be sent to campus store? (e.g., form, email)
Campus Store Campus store n/a • Will the campus store also display no cost/low cost information? Link out to open content?
• Collect information to send to schedule?
Campus Store and Schedule Campus store, schedule Campus store to schedule
schedule to campus store
• What is the interaction between the campus store and schedule?
• How does this interaction happen? (e.g., automated via SIS or manual via emails)
• How is the course marking information sent to schedule? (e.g., automated, manually entered)
• Which materials are marked? (e.g., OER, no cost)


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Marking Open and Affordable Courses: Best Practices and Case Studies by Breeman Ainsworth, Nicole Allen, Jessica Dai, Abbey Elder, Nicole Finkbeiner, Amie Freeman, Sarah Hare, Kris Helge, Nicole Helregel, Jeanne Hoover, Jessica Kirschner, Joy Perrin, Jacquelyn Ray, Jennifer Raye, Michelle Reed, John Schoppert, and Liz Thompson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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