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Open and Affordable Course Materials

I want to switch from an expensive commercial textbook to a free or low-cost one.

You have lots of options.  

Explore the Open and Affordable Course Materials Award. 

If you teach a high enrollment and/or general education course, or you would like to use more culturally diverse and inclusive content in your class(es), you may qualify for the 2021 TBR Grant for Using OER to Improve Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at ETSU. 

Explore affordable sources, such as library resources, including Electronic Textbook Reserveand freely available content on the open web (such as newspaper articles, videos on YouTube, TED talks, etc.) Get started here.

I want to use OER for the large enrollment or general education class I teach.

You may qualify for the 2021 TBR Grant for Using OER to Improve Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at ETSURegister for the informational workshop on March 22 or 23. 

I want to use more culturally diverse and inclusive content in my classes.

You may qualify for the 2021 TBR Grant for Using OER to Improve Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at ETSU. Register for the informational workshop on March 22 or 23. 

You can also explore openly licensed OER content and apply for the Open and Affordable Course Materials Award. 

Explore affordable sources, such as library resources, including Electronic Textbook Reserveand freely available content on the open web (such as newspaper articles, videos on YouTube, TED talks, etc.) Get started here. 

I want to write a textbook or create or curate content for my own classes.

I want to use more library resources in my class(es), such as an electronic textbook, articles, videos.

The E-Textbook you currently use may be available through the library, inquire at E-Textbooks via Sherrod Library. 

See the Sherrod Library Research Guides.

I want to redesign my class using new readings/content to better engage students with more active learning.

Explore the Open and Affordable Course Materials Award. 

See some examples of Open Pedagogy.

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Please email oer@etsu.edu with any questions or requests.

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