California State University, Office of the Chancellor

For Program Support And Scaling Of The California Open Online Library For Education (COOL4ED)

  • Amount
    $200,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    10/16/2018
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
The California State University’s Merlot and COOL4ED programs work to institutionalize the adoption of OER across California’s community college and state university systems. With this supplement, CSU will be able to leverage additional state resources to develop OER and work to spread the California model to other states and higher education systems, including historically black colleges and universities. This project will promote greater adoption and use of open textbooks in higher education and will make education more affordable by providing faculty and students access to free and lower-cost instructional materials.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.calstate.edu 
Address
CSU Office of the Chancellor 401 Golden Shore
Long Beach, CA 90802
Grants to this Grantee
for program support and scaling of the California Open Online Library for Education (COOL4ED)  
The California State University’s Merlot and COOL4ED programs work to institutionalize the adoption of OER across California’s community college and state university systems. With this supplement, CSU will be able to leverage additional state resources to develop OER and work to spread the California model to other states and higher education systems, including historically black colleges and universities. This project will promote greater adoption and use of open textbooks in higher education and will make education more affordable by providing faculty and students access to free and lower-cost instructional materials.
for program support and scaling of the California Open Online Library for Education  
The California State University’s MERLOT and COOL 4 ED programs work to institutionalize the adoption of OER across California’s community college and state university systems. With this grant, CSU will leverage legislatively allocated state funds to convert 2,000 course sections to OER and also will work to spread the California model to other states and higher education systems. This grant supports the Education Program’s goal of promoting the adoption and use of open textbooks in higher education.

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