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Open Educational Resources (OER) Initiative

OER Fellowship Overview

The City Tech Library is pleased to announce its call for applicants to the

Spring 2018 Open Educational Resources (OER) Fellowship

Deadline to apply: November 15th



Fellowship deliverable:

Participants will curate an OER over the spring or fall term to replace a textbook as the only required material in a course they will teach the following semester.



--Active participation in faculty development seminars (Spring 2018)

--Submit the finished OER, housed on an OpenLab site (June 2018)

--Teach with the OER in at least 1 section and coordinate with department to expand adoption (Fall 2018)

--Present in a faculty panel to report on classroom adoption (mid Fall 2018)

--Submit a brief written assessment of the experience (January 2019)


*Before applying, please review your proposal with your Department Chair for approval to 1) develop an OER for the course you propose; 2) teach with the OER next Fall 2018.



Faculty will be compensated at or above $1,300 for full participation in the OER Fellowship.



Contact Cailean Cooney, Assistant Professor / OER Librarian at




Fill out the application here or below by Wed. November 15th, 11:59 EST. Faculty will be notified of acceptance by early December.



Ursula C. Schwerin Library
New York City College of Technology
of the City University of New York
300 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
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