1) Creation of Original Open Educational Resources (funding dependent on project description and funds availability, minimum award $1000; also available, maximum $500 student assistant funding for work done towards completion of an approved Affordable Learning project.
2) Individual Faculty Adoption of Existing Open Educational Resources (~40 individual faculty awards available)
Requirements: Must notify campus bookstore of intent to offer OER, Affordable Learning Committee must verify adoption with indicated courses, notification deadlines must be met (Summer 2018: May 15, 2018 (*NOW CLOSED*); Fall 2018: June 30, 2018 (*NOW CLOSED*); Spring 2019: November 15, 2018). Minimum award is $500 for OER adoption, $250 to attend an OER informational event, and $250 for helping to raise awareness for an OER related purpose (see questions below for details). One course per faculty, but multiple sections of that course are ok. The requirement is a 30% savings of textbook costs for students compared to material used in previous course.
3) Departmental Adoption of Open Educational Resources: (~6 departmental awards available)
Requirements: Department representative must submit project plan in writing through this form including: course(s) to be included, resources to be selected, and any related description of the use of the grant funds for instructional support purposes. Affected course sections must serve at least 100 students. Applications are considered as they are received, but may need to be prioritized based on the number of applications submitted.The requirement is a 30% savings of textbook costs for students compared to material used in previous course.