In spring of 2022 nine faculty applied and received an OER Faculty Award. These awards enable faculty from a variety of disciplines to adapt or create new open access textbooks using the Pressbooks online authoring tool. Their work will deliver quality texts at no cost to students, saving them thousands of dollars each semester.
Learn more about OER resources and check out the recipients below!
Dr. Nelson, Health Sciences and Admin, has published Medical Terminology for Health Professions and is at work on another.
Dr. Giddens is working to refine his curriculum in a new textbook for his general education, World Religions course.
Dr. Young will be adapting several OER resources to create an Introduction to Literature textbook.
Dr. Andresen, is working on a textbook focusing on nursing leadership for practicing nurses returning to school to obtain a BSN.
Mrs. Harris, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Office of Undergraduate Research, is adapting a textbook for her general education, Introduction to Environmental Sciences Course.
Dr. Valaitis, Health Sciences and Administration, will be creating a new textbook for her U.S. Healthcare course.
Dr. Jackman will be creating a textbook for improved coverage of Legal Fundamentals of Healthcare.
Ms. Greene co-author of the OA textbook, Medical Terminology for Health Professions, will be working with Dr. Nelson to create a general health sciences textbook.
Dr. Morse, School of Education, is working on a multimedia webbook addressing protocols for students who manifest high incidence disabilities.
Dr. Stark will be developing an elementary science OER textbook.