Connecticut Open Educational Resources
Grant Program 

A program sponsored by the Connecticut Open Educational Resources Coordinating Council to strategically support Connecticut higher education institutions' efforts to increase access, affordability, and achievement for students through the incorporation of open educational resources (OER).  

OER Defined

“The term “open educational resource” means a teaching, learning, or research resource that is offered freely to users in at least one form and that either resides in the public domain or has been released under an open copyright license that allows for its free use, reuse, modification, and sharing with attribution.”
- Affordable College Textbook Act (H.R.2107) introduced during the 116th Congress (2019-2020).

Grant Cycle

The application period for the 2024 CT OER Grant Program closed on April 12, 2024. 

OER Repository

OER works adopted or created through the CT OER Grant Program are housed within the statewide OER repository, GoOpen CT. This repository not only contains works from the state funded projects but also includes works from Connecticut K-12 districts and higher education institutions. 

Visit the CT OER Repository at GoOpen CT 

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Learn more about the CT OER Grant Program opportunities and requirements. 

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Review frequently asked questions related to grant proposals and requirements. 

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Review upcoming and past professional development programs. 

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Learn more about the CT OER Coordinating Council and the legislation that defined its mission.

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