Spring Deadline: January 15
Applications are now available in the MavGrants system! To apply, log in to the system using your NetID. From the Main Menu, choose Internal Competitions then Proposals and Awards. Create a new application, then choose Affordable Content Grants: OER@UNO from the available competitions. Grantees will receive $2,500 for the utilization of affordable content. Grant recipients will be notified by February 18, 2019.
Who Can Apply?
Full- or part-time faculty who are interested in converting their courses from traditionally published materials to low or no cost materials are eligible to apply. Faculty members who are already utilizing affordable content are also encouraged to apply.
Why is Affordable Content Important?
In addition to the financial benefits for students, affordable content encourages a level playing field in which all students have access to materials on the first day of class. There is also research that indicates OER can help with retention and
What is Affordable Content?
Affordable Content is anything that is no cost to students. This can include any of the vast OER resources available, library eBooks and journal articles, free content available online, content you’ve created, and more!
Who Do I Contact for More Information?
Tonya Ferrell is the campus OER Coordinator and is happy to meet or answer questions by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (402.554.3924)
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