To be eligible for the stipend after completing this course your proposal must:
If you are already using "free", but not open educational resources as course materials please contact us to discuss eligibility by emailing email@example.com before completing this course.
The HSU Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$) Team has developed a Canvas course designed to teach you everything you need to know to get started implementing open education resources (OER) into your own classroom.
By the end of the course you should be able to:
The course itself is broken down into 4 modules.
After you complete this course, you will apply your new knowledge and skills to develop a plan to adopt or create OER for one of your courses. To be eligible for the course stipend you must be an HSU faculty member, your proposal must save students money for your class, and your proposal should be for a new class if you've participated in the Affordable Learning Solutions program before. You will submit this proposal, meet with the AL$ Team, and apply any recommended edits. Your Affordable Learning Solutions stipend will be contingent upon the acceptance of your proposal.
OER has an impact on student learning. The Humboldt State University Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$) team at the Library interviewed several faculty about using OER in their courses. Here's what they had to share about the impact using OER has had on their students.
Thank you to the faculty generously gave their time to be interviewed and whose voices appeared in this video: Dr. Noah Zerbe, Kerry Marsden, Dr. Yoon G. Kim, Dr. Brandilynn Villarreal, Brandi Goodspeed, Nicolas R. Malloy, Dr. Troy Lescher, and Lonny Grafman.
What, Why, and How of OER. Poster by Emilio Medina for the HSU Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$) project.
Affordable Learning Solutions: Open Educational Resources by College is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Under this license, you are free to copy and redistribute the material it contains in any medium or format. Also, you may remix, transform, and build upon the material.
The original guide from SJSU had many authors: Adriana Poo, Linda Crotty, Ann Agee, Christina Mune, Cory Laurence, Markita Dawson, Marva Tomer, and Michelle Chimento.