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Open Educational Resources (OER) Development Grants
Call for Applications
Open Maricopa is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the 2023 OER Development Grants to develop digital course materials, including faculty-authored and -remixed open educational resources (OER). Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching materials published under an open intellectual property license that permits certain kinds of reuse, revision, and remixing. In addition to the benefit of customization, students benefit directly from free, immediate, and permanent access to high-quality educational materials.
Read the Spring 2023 OER Development Grant description to learn more about this program.
Call for Proposals DUE April 17, 2023
Project check-in meeting scheduled with the grant recipients June 1st - 15th, 2023
Final Products are DUE June 30, 2023
Describe new or existing OER materials to be developed.
Describe how the prospective grantee is qualified to develop OER materials.
Explain how the new or existing OER materials are necessary for student success.
Describe how the new or existing OER materials support one or more elements of the CARE Framework.
Identify a funding tier appropriate for proposed OER development; funding (in part or in full) for the proposed project will be based on the tier awarded by determination of the OER Steering Committee.
Resources developed through the 2023 OER Development Grant must be:
licensed using Creative Commons licenses
published in the platform that is most appropriate for the resource, such as:
Other platform? Let us know what you want to use.
include one or more of the following:
MCCCD Course Competency and Outcome Alignment
Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
Diversity and Inclusion (D/I) Alignments
shared with Open Maricopa for further distribution
include an executive summary that can be published and shared
Application Criteria and Submission Information
The 2023 OER Development Grants Proposal Tiers provide detailed information about each of the tier options.
The 2023 OER Development Grant Application Scoring Rubric provides more information about the application expectations.
The 2023 OER Development Grant Application Worksheet is provided for applicants to develop and refine the application prior to submission.
The Spring 2023 OER Development Grant Application Form is provided for applicants to submit their application.