This opportunity is sponsored by Open CU, a grant funded project from from the Colorado Department of Higher Education with additional support from CU Office of the President, CU Office of Academic Affairs, and the Office of the Provost. Open CU Boulder is coordinated by the University Libraries OER Leads and Associate Dean, Leslie Reynolds.
Open CU Boulder goals:
Encourage alternatives to high cost course materials through OER adoption, adaptation, or creation.
Encourage a teaching culture that explores new pedagogical models for learning.
Lower the cost of learning for students at CU Boulder.
Increase the number of students who have access to required course materials.
Increase the number of faculty advocating for OER.
OER Grant Opportunities
There are two primary phases of the initiative.