Tennessee Open Education Hub

A Statewide Professional Learning Community for Faculty

Inspiration. Ideation. Collaboration.

Learn About the Tennessee Open Education Hub

Open Educational Resources are more than free textbooks. OER empower faculty with the freedom to design and employ the most effective materials for their instructional enterprise. OER enable new ways of teaching, engaging, and connecting with students.

The Tennessee Open Education Hub brings together the intellectual and creative power of faculty throughout the state, providing a place to build and share resources with the common goal of improving student learning outcomes.

For more information about how Tennessee is making college more accessible and equitable, visit Tennessee Open Education.

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freely available or accessible; offered without restriction   

with no restrictions on those allowed to attend or participate               

accessible to new ideas            

make more available or widely known

Cycle 3 OER Grant Recipients Announced!

June 1, 2022, 10:04 a.m.

As part of the Tennessee Board of Regents’ strategic plan to increase equity in access and student success, the offices of academic affairs and organizational effectiveness have awarded grants totaling $650,000.00 to 28 teams comprising 122 faculty, librarians, and instructional designers from 13 colleges and universities to create free Open Educational Resources (OER) for their courses. The Cycle 3 OER Grant RFP generated 59 proposals, which is more than double the number received last year. OER materials developed during the first two years of the program have already saved students $6,666,032.48 on commercially published textbooks and instructional materials. This year, TBR is collaborating with Achieving the Dream and SRI Education to study the effect Open Educational Practices (OEP) have on student learning outcomes. 12 of the 28 grant teams will be participating in the study and will attend the OEP Summer Institute at Chattanooga State Community College in July.

Cycle 3 OER Grant Recipients

OER Working Groups

Getting Started

Trainings & Webinars