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Upcoming "Sprint" to Help Faculty Prepare Grant Applications

by Michelle Reed Jul 20 2018 - 6:08am
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A new grant program from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) provides funding up to $10,000 per grant for full-time faculty. The program supports the adoption, modification, redesign, or development of courses that use open educational resources (OER). At this time, only lower-division courses offered within the Texas General Education Core Curriculum are eligible.

To support UTA faculty interested in submitting an application for this grant funding, the Libraries are hosting two OER Grant Application Sprints in Central Library 315A on the dates listed below. RSVP...

Open Education Week at UTA: Events for Teachers

by Michelle Reed Feb 14 2018 - 1:43pm
Open Education Week 2018

During Open Education Week, UTA CARES will offer a number of events in support of UTA educators interested in exploring all that open education has to offer.

 

  Open Office Hours

 

Stop by Central Library B20 with your syllabus for...

Open Education Grant Program Now Accepting Proposals

by Michelle Reed Feb 7 2018 - 2:48pm
Sign that reads "Come in, We're Open"

UTA Libraries are now accepting proposals for the UTA CARES Grant Program. Funding of up to $10,000 per project is available to support work that advances the practice of open education. Applications will be accepted in three categories until March 19.

UTA will save students over $168,000 in Spring 2018 due to the use of open educational resources (OER) and other free materials in place of high-cost, commercial textbooks and bundles. UTA faculty who have transitioned to these types of resources spoke about their experiences in the Libraries’ Textbook Hero Video Series.

To...

Research Data Services in Support of New Campus Needs

by Peace Ossom Williamson Aug 8 2017 - 7:27pm
Data Viz Sketches by Lauren Manning

Do you work with data? Then we have services and resources to help you. For quantitative and qualitative analysis, our UTA Libraries' Research Data Services (RDS) include the following assistance with data management:

reviewing data management plans in grant proposals, providing consultations around best practices in managing and curating data, and serving as data management specialists on research projects.

RDS also serves other roles around the use of data-related tools. Our staff members provide expert consultations and group or one-on-one training for researchers, faculty,...

Pioneer of Open Education Presents at UTA

by Michelle Reed Jun 21 2017 - 7:16pm
David Wiley presents at UTA Libraries

Yesterday UTA Libraries in partnership with the LINK Research Lab welcomed Dr. David Wiley, a pioneer of open education, to campus for a public presentation held in the Central Library.

The event kicked off with an announcement about the UTA CARES grant program, sponsored by the Libraries, which recently awarded its first round of grants in support of projects that further open education at UTA. In 2017, the Libraries awarded four grants to Dr. Sharareh Kermanshachi (Civil Engineering), Bret Lathwell (Sociology), Dr. Mohan Pant (Curriculum and Instruction), and Alicia Soueid (Modern...