Open Educational Resources (OER) Initiative Grant
Through the SUNY-funded Open Educational Resources (OER) Initiative, Stony Brook University Libraries is pleased to announce the OER Initiative Grant to encourage and support instructors of record (faculty, instructors, teaching assistants) to adopt, adapt, or create OER resources in their courses. The goal is to significantly reduce (by 50% or more) course materials and textbook costs for students, yet provide access to high-quality open educational content for teaching, learning, and research. All instructors are invited to apply for this competitive grant to receive funds ranging from $250 to $2500 to:
Criteria for Funding
Deliverables and Timeline
For any questions or clarifications please email OER@stonybrook.edu
Already Using OERs?
Instructors who are already using OERs in their courses (or will implement OERs as a result of this OER Initiative Grant) are eligible to receive additional funding awards from the SUNY OER Initiative. The award formula is $8 per student for single section courses and $15 per student for multi-section courses where all sections have implemented OERs. Instructors must demonstrate evidence that the use of OERs are saving students 50% or more of the cost of textbooks/course materials. To receive this additional funding, please complete the SUNY OER Initiative Course Information Form