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OER Learning Circles – Summer 2021 Applications Due
April 16, 2021
What are OER Learning Circles?
Collaborate with other Minnesota State faculty from across the system who are committed to redesigning courses around open educational resources (OER) and/or creating OER ancillary materials to help eliminate textbook costs for students.
In addition to virtual weekly meetings, OER Learning Circles will utilize a D2L Brightspace course to support faculty and will take place over a five-week period. The equivalent of .5 RCE is available to participating faculty.
Applications due: April 16, 2021
Applicants notified by: April 23, 2021
Orientation week for cohort members: May 10 – 14, 2021
Weekly virtual meetings for cohort members: May 17 – June 20, 2021
How to apply for Summer 2021 OER Learning Circles
- Review the Information Packet and fill out Part B. SAO Participation Approval (pdf)
- Complete the Online Application Form (Link) and upload Part B. SAO Participation Approval
For questions about OER Learning Circles and OER Faculty Development, please contact Karen Pikula, OER Faculty Development Coordinator.
For general questions about Minnesota State faculty development, please contact Catherine Ford, Program Director for Educational Development.