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Open Educational Resources at UMBC
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MOST Commons: A Resource to Support Remote Teaching
OER online webinar
Dear Colleague, I thought you might be interested in this webinar sponsored by MarylandOnline which will take place next Tuesday, March 31st. Please see the description and registration...
March 30, 2020
Where to find Open Educational Resources
A listing of OER repositories and online libraries
Are you looking for OER content for your courses? Whether you are looking for OER textbooks, open course modules, or other OER materials, feel free to search the following online OER repositories....
March 11, 2020
Open Education Week: Online webcasts
Stream webcasts from OER events from Open Week
The first week in March marks Open Education Week! This is a week to showcase the open education resources (OER) and how openly licensed course materials help to advance student learning and...
March 3, 2020
Advancing Student Success with Open Educational Resources
Supporting the UMBC Mission and Vision
Using Open Educational Resources (OER) is not just about inexpensive textbook alternatives, it is about advancing student retention, grades, and graduation rates. Given UMBC’s Mission and Vision...
January 22, 2020
Submit a Proposal for the M.O.S.T. 2020 OER Grant Program
Three grant programs (2 new!) announced for 2020
The Maryland Open Source Textbook (M.O.S.T.) Initiative is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals for the 2020 OER Grant Program. For 2020, M.O.S.T. is seeking proposals for two grant...
December 16, 2019
Open Educational Resources Support Student Access, Equity
Faculty share OER experiences, use cases, resources
One in four students take some of their courses online, and two-thirds do so at a public institution (Allen, Seaman, Pouline, & Straut, 2016). In early November, UMBC celebrates National...
October 30, 2019
Join the M.O.S.T. Regional Open Educational Resource Forum
Discuss OER accessibility, quality, student success
Are you new to open educational resources (OER) and interested in learning how to adopt or scale OER in your course or across your institution? Register to join the Maryland Open Source...
August 12, 2019
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