Open and Affordable Teaching Materials grants, sponsored by the UD Library, Museums and Press, are designed to support course material affordability and reduce costs for students; to promote the use of open and affordable educational resources; and to empower those who teach to transform their courses with open, free, or existing Library-licensed materials.
- Get started in a small course: Those who teach can apply for a $500 grant to enrich an existing small course (49 students or fewer) by incorporating open educational resources (OER) or Library-licensed materials into their teaching materials.
- Get started in a large course: Individuals or teams teaching multi-section courses can apply for a $1,000 grant to enrich a large enrollment course (50 or more students). Additional funds may be available for teams working on course sequences or multi-section courses.
- Make existing open educational resources better: Individuals or teams can apply for a grant of up to $1,000 to adapt an existing OER to fit the needs of their course through substantial alterations, edits, or remixing.
The 2021-2022 Open and Affordable Teaching Materials Grant Application is now open and will close on Monday, May 3. If you’re interested in applying, I encourage you to schedule a quick chat with me or with project leader Meg Grotti to help enhance your application.