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Building of the Base: OER Development at NCTC

Northland Community and Technical College


Northland College implemented open textbooks across the college. In addition to researching use of and barriers to open textbooks at the college, Northland is also training two faculty members to be OER leaders on campus. These leaders will provide in depth training to 20 faculty members and assist them with implementing open textbooks in their courses. 

Type of Grant Received through Minnesota State Innovation Funding 

Large Seed Grant – $23,748
Sustaining Grant – $10,000

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