Call for Grant Applications
Sponsored by the AVP, Educational Support and Innovation and BCcampus, the BCIT Open Education Working Group, the BCIT Library, and the Learning and Teaching Centre are providing small grants (up to $5,000) for the 2020/21 fiscal year to support the development of Open Education Resources (OER) including ancillary resources (test banks, case studies, slide decks, etc.), or the redesign of a course to incorporate OER and open educational practices (OEP).
The Open Education Working Group, the Library, and the LTC offer additional support to apply for the grants, plan and design your OER, find and adapt high-quality open educational resources, apply a Creative Commons license, and add newly created OER to the BCIT Open Repository.
How to apply for an Open Educational Resources Grant
- Review the information below, if you need more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- Submit the completed application form to email@example.com
Full and part-time instructors at BCIT and those working with educational resources development may receive an open education grant.
Apply by February 2, 2020, complete the work by March 31, 2021.
Five grants of up to $5,000 will be provided in the 2020/21 fiscal year. The intent of the grants is to enable instructors teaching courses at BCIT to receive support to create open educational resources, including ancillary resources (test banks, case studies, slide decks, etc.), or to redesign a course to incorporate open educational resources and open educational practices. Institutional support will be provided by the Open Education Working Group, the Library, and the LTC.
Interested in Open Educational Practices, but no time to develop an OER right now? Consider reviewing an Open Textbook: BCcampus offers $250 honorariums to faculty who review open textbooks from the BCcampus collection. New link for honorariums: https://open.bccampus.ca/projects-and-grants/grants-calls-for-proposals/ New link for BCcampus collection: https://open.bccampus.ca/browse-our-collection/