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OER @ Vol State: Overview

open educational resources (OER) for Vol State

UN logo Open Educational ResourcesOpen Educational Resources are "teaching, learning and research materials in any medium – digital or otherwise – that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaptation and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions."  - UNESCO

What is Vol State doing?

CITC 1334 uses an OER textbook

COMM 2045 has sections with all OER content and an OER textbook.

Math courses use OER textbooks.

PSYC 1030 has started the process of creating a course that uses an OER textbook.

Call for OER Proposals

In an email sent September 13, Rhonda Gregory (Dean of Academic Support) notified Vol State faculty of the opportunity to receive funding for adapting an existing OER textbook or authoring a new OER textbook. The email had more information about the process and necessary information. Proposals are due October 4, 2019.

Call for Proposals form [login required to access this form]

What are other colleges doing?

Organizations that support OER