Grant will help increase diversity of the teacher education pipeline across Minnesota ST. PAUL, Minn., June 15, 2021 – The United States Department of Education (DoEd) has awarded Minnesota State... Continue Reading →
Academic librarians are critical partners in efforts to provide open educational resources (OER) for both students and faculty. Educational Innovations is happy to announce two virtual opportunities for librarians and library staff from across... Continue Reading →
Learn about how faculty from OER Learning Circle cohorts have been helping save students money by adapting their courses to OER at the OER Project Showcase. The showcase will be held virtually across four days in April with a handful of OER Learning Circle participants in each, presenting their work and answering questions.
Minnesota State is participating in Open Education Week (March 1 - 5, 2021) by offering Minnesota State faculty and staff a series of sessions and a panel that are free to join.
In the summer of 2019 Minnesota State launched a bold initiative to establish zero textbook cost degree programs at 6 college campuses within the system. Campus faculty and instructional support... Continue Reading →
Please see below the upcoming open educational resources (OER) opportunities available from Minnesota State for faculty and staff. Join the OER Community Site to receive a weekly email of upcoming... Continue Reading →
Minnesota State is happy to announce the second round of Zero-Textbook Cost Degree (Z-degree) Project participants. This is a continuation of the direction from the State of Minnesota 91st Legislature (SF2415). There were three categories of Z-degree... Continue Reading →
Background The Minnesota State system office invites campuses within the system to submit an interest application as the first step to participate in the second Minnesota State zero textbook cost degree (Z-degree) funding opportunity. ... Continue Reading →
Each year Educational Innovations at the Minnesota State system office conducts a survey of textbook cost savings resulting from the use of open textbooks the past academic year. This data... Continue Reading →
The 4th Annual OER Librarian’s Workshop Day has been reconfigured into a virtual format and presents two entry points for engagement based on background knowledge and experience in OER: OER... Continue Reading →
Mark Gucinski, OER Learning Circles Cohort Spring 2018 and Summer 2020 Mark Gucinski is a biology faculty member at St. Cloud Technical and Community College. What was your first experience... Continue Reading →
Monica Roth Day, member of OER Learning Circles Spring 2019 and Spring 2020 Monica Roth Day is a social work faculty member at Metropolitan State University. Can you briefly describe your OER Learning Circle project? Social work research is a class... Continue Reading →