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Open and Affordable Textbook Program: AY 2021-2022 OAT Application
Spring 2022 - View and apply for an AY 2022 OAT Award!
Spring 2022: Application for Individual Instructor and Course Coordinator
Please consider submitting an OAT proposal. All applications will be scored based on a rubric defined by the OAT team.
Proposals will be accepted on a "rolling basis" for those with a commitment to implement the redesigned course curriculum at the start of spring 2022
The call for proposals will close at midnight on Friday, October 14, 2021.
Awards will be announced by Friday, October 29, 2021.
Awards will be distributed in May 2022.
Individual Instructor Awards: four $1,000 awards for undergraduate and graduate courses
Course Coordinator Awards: four $3,000 award for courses managed by course coordinators
Individual Instructor Award: applicant must be teaching a course with a textbook requirement. One award limit per year for two consecutive years.
Course Coordinator Award: applicant must be a coordinator for a course that has a textbook requirement, with at least six sections using the same redesigned syllabus. Each section will use the same redesigned OER course materials. One award limit every two years
Application Details Requirements:
Submitter and basic contact information
Course number and title (if multiple, list all)
Sections offered per semester
Planned implementation semester
Current textbook use in the curriculum and cost
Proposed open textbook or affordable materials (full citation)
Provide copies of the original and revised course syllabus
What do you hope to achieve with this award? How will you assess the impact on student learning? What challenges do you anticipate? How do you plan to overcome these challenges?
What library or other support will you require?
Application Selection Criteria
Individual Instructor and Course Coordinator awards will be given to applicants on the basis of:
Quality of open and affordable materials
Preparedness for implementation
Overall savings to NJIT students
Number of students impacted
Sustainability of the project to applicable future courses