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Open Educational Resources: OER

Describes the how open educational resources are crucial to student success and how faculty members at UMBC can adopt, reuse, and create OER content for their courses.

Get Involved with OER

Celebrating OER Week

Friday, March 6th, 12pm, Lunchtime Event


Interested in learning in learning more or joining the campus OER community? 

Feel free to join and follow the myUMBC OER group:

Attend a free M.O.S.T. state forum to learn more about OER: 


Apply for a 2019 M.O.S.T. High-Impact OER Grant 

Deadline March 15, 2019


  • Adopt/Adapt OER ($500 - $1,500): Targets OER adoption in a high enrollment course for which high-quality OER content already exists.
  • Scale OER ($1,500 - $2,500): Targets projects with a vision, plan, and commitment to develop an OER pathway.
  • NEW for 2019! Create OER ($1,500 - $2,500): Targets OER creation in a high-need discipline/meta-discipline to fill gaps in existing OER content.


Visit Maryland Kirwan Center Open Educational Resource Initiative