$500 Stipend for Adopting Open Education Resources for Your Class
OCC FT Faculty! Save money for your students by adopting free, openly-licensed digital and print text resources for your class. Earn a $500 one-time stipend for making this transition. OER Consultant Tina Ulrich presented a Zoom workshop on Thursday, September 17, 2020. If you would like a recording of the presentation or more information, contact Judy Matteson or Ann Walaskay.
Faculty grant opportunities are open now for 2021!
Open educational resources (OER) are teaching, learning, and research resources that are free of cost and access barriers, and which also carry legal permission for open use. They include a multitude of formats, including textbooks, full courses, modules, videos, labs, assignments, and assessments. (Source: EDUCAUSE)
OER are licensed in such a way that enables adopters to utilize the 5 Rs:
Creative Commons licenses are often applied to OER to license these rights to adopters.
2139 students saved $215,517 by using low or no-cost course materials at OCC in Winter, Summer, and Fall 2020.
Students: Check the Raider Store website information “Buying Textbooks” for notes to find out if your instructor is providing your course materials at low cost or free! Thank your instructor if they are giving you this opportunity to save money!
Oakland Community College Library Research Guide on Open Educational Resources by OCC Librarians is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Based on a work at http://nmc.libguides.com/oer/home and https://libguides.lcc.edu/oer/overview.