The Portland State University Library is proud to announce our new faculty incentive program – High-Impact Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant Program – to encourage the use, creation, and adaptation of openly licensed information resources to support our students’ learning. This effort supports PSU faculty who are interested in adopting, adapting, or creating open educational resources (OER) and new forms of digital scholarship as alternatives to traditional textbooks. This new OER grant joins our Open Access Textbook Creation Grant in our expanded Open Education Initiative.
Three types of grants will be awarded:
Adopt OER: $1,000 - $2,000
Adapt OER: $3,000 - $5,000
Open Access Textbook Creation: $6,000 - $8,000
You can find more information about the grants and how to apply on the Library's website: https://library.pdx.edu/services/pdxscholar-services/open-access-textbooks/
Head of Digital Initiatives, Karen Bjork discusses Portland State University Library's open textbook publishing program, PDXOpen and the impact that it is having on students.
Are you a Portland State University faculty using OER's in the classroom? Let us know!
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