University System of Maryland Foundation

For The Development Of A Comprehensive, Scalable OER Model For The Kirwan Center

  • Amount
    $1,000,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    9/19/2018
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
The USM Kirwan Center for Academic Innovation explores how emerging technologies and findings from the learning sciences can increase accessibility, affordability, and outcomes of higher education. The center will work with two- and four-year public institutions to scale OER adoptions across Maryland, developing a sustainable business model for sharing services and resources across the state. The project will advance wider availability and accessibility of postsecondary OER, continuous improvement in course design and pedagogy, and research on OER’s impact on retention and achievement.
About the Grantee
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3300 Metzerott Road
Adelphi, MD 20783
Grants to this Grantee
for the development of a comprehensive, scalable OER model for the Kirwan Center  
The USM Kirwan Center for Academic Innovation explores how emerging technologies and findings from the learning sciences can increase accessibility, affordability, and outcomes of higher education. The center will work with two- and four-year public institutions to scale OER adoptions across Maryland, developing a sustainable business model for sharing services and resources across the state. The project will advance wider availability and accessibility of postsecondary OER, continuous improvement in course design and pedagogy, and research on OER’s impact on retention and achievement.

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