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Removing Hurdles for OER: Creation, Dissemination and Evaluation of Open Source Online Assessments in Biology Courses

St. Paul College


The lack of ancillary materials to accompany an open textbook is one of the greatest obstacles to faculty adoption of OER. To help assist health science faculty, St. Paul College created and disseminate D2L-based open source assignments for use in general biology and anatomy and physiology courses.

Type of Grant Received through Minnesota State Innovation Funding 

Small Seed Grant – $10,000

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