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Current OER Grants at USU


College of Engineering Grant: Due February 11, 2019


Overview

The College of Engineering, in partnership with USU Libraries and Academic & Instructional Services, is offering a grant opportunity for Utah State faculty and instructors in adopting, adapting, and creating Open Educational Resources (OER) to support their teaching. OER are resources for teaching, learning, and research materials that are either in the public domain or released under an open license, permitting others to use, revise, remix, keep, and redistribute the content. OER can range from full textbooks to instructional videos, images, course modules, lectures, assignments, activities, simulations, and other resources. 

More information on this currently available grant can be found on the AIS website.

College of Science Grant: Due February 25, 2019


Overview

The College of Science, in partnership with USU Libraries and Academic & Instructional Services, is offering a grant opportunity for Utah State faculty and instructors in adopting, adapting, and creating Open Educational Resources (OER) to support their teaching. OER are resources for teaching, learning, and research materials that are either in the public domain or released under an open license, permitting others to use, revise, remix, keep, and distribute the content. OER can range from full textbooks to instructional videos, images, course modules, lectures, assignments, activities, simulations, and other resources.

More information on this currently available grant can be found on the AIS website.

 

Past Grants

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

In 2017, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences partnered with USU Libraries and Academic & Instructional Services to create a grant opportunity for the creation, adaptation, and adoption of OER within the college. Below is a snapshot of the grant's impact.

An infographic detailing the CHaSS grant. 970 students affected, $77,000 saved from a $20,000 grant investment, and 8 faculty involved.


Previously Awarded Projects

 Projects that received grant funding can be found below, along with links to the OER created, adapted, or adopted.

2017

Awardee Course Type OER
Dr. Nolan Weil IELI 2470/2475 Creation Speaking of Culture
Dr. Susan O. Shapiro and Jessica Mellenthin HIST/CLAS/RELS 3210 Creation Mythology Unbound: An Online Textbook for Classical Mythology
Brian Champagne JCOM 3200 Creation Writing for Electronic Media
Dr. Li Guo CHIN 3540 Adaption Translating from and into Chinese
Dr. Avery Edenfield ENGL 3400 Adoption Technical Writing
Dr. Gabriele Ciciurkaite SOC 3330 Adoption Individualized Medical Sociology: Placing Sociology in Medical Practice
Dr. Julia Gossard HIST 1110 Adoption Fordham University's Internet Modern Sourcebook
Dr. Stephen Van Geem SOC 2120 Adoption Introduction to Statistics

 

Contact Us

Need help searching for OER? Contact the OER Support Team!

Derek Peterson

Derek Peterson 
OER Program Assistant 
115 Merrill-Cazier Library 
OER@usu.edu 

 

Kori

Kori Ellis
OER Program Coordinator 
115 Merrill-Cazier Library 
Korine.Ellis@usu.edu

Erin Davis

Erin Davis
Regional Campuses &
E-Learning Librarian  
115 Merrill-Cazier Library
(435) 797-2075
Erin.Davis@usu.edu

Kaite

Kaite Hogan
OER Program Assistant 
115 Merrill-Cazier Library 
OER@usu.edu