Call for applicants– Spring OER Fellowships

The City Tech Library is pleased to announce its call for applicants to the Spring 2018 Open Educational Resources (OER) Fellowship.
Call for Applicants
About the OER Fellowship:
Approaching its fourth year, the fellowship funds faculty to curate an OER to replace a textbook as the ONLY required material in a course they teach.
Faculty accepted for the fellowship will participate in a series of 4 seminars this coming spring (February & March), complete the OER in June, and pilot the OER as the only required course material in their fall course.
Fellowship Requirements:
–Active participation in faculty development seminars (Spring 2018)
–Submit the finished OER, housed on an OpenLab site (June 2018)
–Teach with the OER in at least 1 section and coordinate with department to expand adoption (Fall 2018)
–Present in a faculty panel to report on classroom adoption (mid Fall 2018)
–Submit a brief written assessment of the experience (January 2019)
*Before applying, please review your proposal with your Department Chair for approval to 1) develop an OER for the course you propose; 2) teach with the OER next Fall 2018.
Faculty will be compensated at or above $1,300 for full participation in the OER Fellowship.
Review program guidelines and submit your application online at Wednesday, November 15th, 11:59 p.m. EST.
Contact Cailean Cooney, Assistant Professor / OER Librarian at
Faculty will be notified of acceptance in early December.

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