Open Education Global

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $600,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    3/21/2012
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Overview
This grant would allow the Consortium to provide professional support for the open education movement, encourage learning communities, promote the integration of OER and OpenCourseWare into educational practice, and support the organization’s three-year transition to sustainability.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.oeconsortium.org 
Address
60 Thoreau St, Suite 238, Concord, MA, 01742, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
Open Education Global is a nonprofit, members-based network providing advocacy and support for adoption and implementation of open education around the world. Activities, events, and services aim to provide more equitable access to knowledge for teachers and students around the world through high-quality, openly licensed educational materials. Open Education Global works with its members to build open education capacity, inform policy, and create sustainable models, as well as enable international collaboration and innovation.
for the Community College OpenCourseWare project  
This request is to support the smooth transition of two influential organizations into one and to more fully promote the adaptation, use, and production of OER among community colleges in the United States. The OpenCourseWare Consortium and the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources both support the integration of OER into accepted teaching and learning practices in higher education. To reduce overlaps, enlarge influence, and create a cohesive program of support for institutions across the higher education landscape, these two organizations have decided to merge and leverage their strengths.

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