Timeline and Deliverables

Grant awardees are expected to commit to the project through December 2025:  

Year 1 (May – December 2023)

  • Learning about, finding, evaluating, and curating OER 
  • Developing project plan for years 2 and 3 

Year 2 (January – December 2024)

  • Developing and publishing OER 

Year 3 (January – December 2025)

  • Integrating the OER into one or more courses and assessing their effectiveness  

Grant recipients are accountable for the following:

  • Participate in a two-day virtual OER faculty workshop to connect with fellow grantees, learn the basics of OER, and discuss project ideas
  • Meet with the OER Librarian and OER Liaison from your institution to confirm project, timeline, and implementation plan 
  • Check in with OER Librarian quarterly or more frequently as needed to report progress 
  • Meet established deadlines for deliverables in order to receive annual grant payments
  • Create OER for use in the proposed course or courses before Fall 2025 that:
    • Integrates or expands concepts or principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, anti-racism, and/or social justice into the course or discipline
    • Uses technology in service of inclusive pedagogical practices
  • Publish new or derivative OER under a Creative Commons license and adhere to W3C accessibility standards
  • Work with OER Librarian and OER Liaison to expand the reach of the project beyond home institution
  • Share any new or derivative OER in multiple OER repositories (e.g., Pressbooks, OER Commons, Merlot)
  • Share OER and/or promote the project through disciplinary or professional networks 
  • Agree to having your participation in the grant and project output featured through the university, library, or other promotional venues