NMU Faculty Can Find Support for Adopting OER Materials

Apply by April 14 to join our first cohort of the Open Educational Resources Faculty Learning Community

The Open Educational Resources Faculty Learning Community is part of a two year pilot program to increase OER use on NMU’s campus, with the hopes of making NMU more affordable, equitable, and accessible. 

Read more information and apply to join


  • A modest stipend to be dispersed at the end of the learning community period (May 2024).
  • A community to support you throughout the experience.
  • Greater freedom to creatively adopt and adapt course materials that are relevant to you and your students.


Each faculty member selected to be part of an OER Faculty Learning Community cohort will be expected to:

  • Adopt OER materials for at least one course, and commit to using OER for that course for the next two times it is offered. 
  • Attend at least one OER professional development activity per semester, either held by NMU or a recommended external virtual event.
  • Give a presentation to share their OER experience by presenting at internal departmental meetings, CTL programs, or regional and/or national conferences. 


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