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Alternative Textbook Grant

Commitments

Alternative Textbook Grantees will collaborate with the Office of Open Initiatives on their projects.  The following are what each party will contribute to each project proposal. 

Grantees

  • Adopt and integrate course materials that are free to students by January 2020
  • Attend an Alternative Textbook Grant orientation held in May of 2019
  • License original content created as part of an ATG with an open license excluding those with "NoDerivatives" clauses
  • Archive original content created as part of an ATG in SHAREOK, OU's institutional repository
  • Materials developed as part of an ATG will be done so with an eye towards accessibility consulting with the Disability Resources Center when necessary.
  • Submit a syllabus to the Office of Open Initiatives that clearly declares that course materials can be accessed without cost and without the use of a login.  Completing this marks the completion of the project

Office of Open Initiatives

  • Funding paid to grantee ($250 – $2500)
  • Assistance searching for open educational resources and library materials
  • Host an Alternative Textbook Grant orientation for grantees
  • Copyright and licensing (Creative Commons) guidance
  • Assistance archiving work in SHAREOK
  • Technical assistance in modifying open educational resources
  • Technical assistance in publishing
  • Book cover design
  • DOI assignment
  • ISBN assignment

 

 

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