Summary of OER-related comments on U.S. Department of Education Notice of Proposed Priorities

We previously wrote about the U.S. Department of Education’s (Department) Notice of Proposed Priorities (NPP) for discretionary grant programs. The Department offered 13 proposed priorities, specifically mentioning Open Educational Resources (OER). Essentially, if the priorities are adopted, grant seekers could receive priority if they include OER as a component of an application for funding from the Department. OER … Read More “Summary of OER-related comments on U.S. Department of Education Notice of Proposed Priorities”

U.S. Department of Education includes OER in notice of proposed priorities for grant programs

Today the U.S. Department of Education took another big step in supporting open educational resources (OER). In the Federal Register, the Department released a notice of proposed priorities (NPP): The Secretary of Education proposes priorities that the Department of Education (Department) may use for any appropriate discretionary grant program in fiscal year (FY) 2011 and future years … Read More “U.S. Department of Education includes OER in notice of proposed priorities for grant programs”