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Open Educational Resources: OER

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OER Grant Announcements

Call for Proposals: 2021 M.O.S.T. High-impact OER Mini-Grant Program

The Maryland Open Source Textbook (M.O.S.T.) initiative is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2021 High-impact OER Mini-Grant Program to strategically support Maryland public higher education institutions’ efforts to increase access, affordability, and achievement for students through the incorporation of open educational resources (OER) into teaching practice. This year, the Mini-Grant Program will support projects in the following categories:

  • Adopt/Adapt OER ($1,000 grant + Participation in the Lumen Circles Community of Practice)
  • Create/Revise and Publish OER ($2,000 grant + Participation in the Rebus Textbook Success Program)
  • Evaluate OER ($3,000 grant + Dedicated Coaching)

Proposals must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, March 1, 2021.

OER Grant Winners

The CCBC OER/Affordable Textbook Committee is pleased to announce the recipients for the 2020-2021 OER/Alternative Textbook Grant Program!

Jay Trucker, Lauren Pollak - ENGL

Irby Hunter - HIIT

Krish Palaniswamy, Kathy Baranoski - MATH

Encarni Trueba, Mani Kurian, Victor Madike, Chris DeStefano - BIOL 

Marguerite Falcon, Elizabeth Smith, Tara Meyer - HUSC

Sonya Smith, Mark Williams - MNGT

Congratulations! We look forward to seeing your hard work!

Please contact Cynthia Roberts,  or Jamie Witman,  if you have questions about this program or the application process for next year.