Special Call for Open Educational Resources Zero Textbook Course

The call for proposals is now closed.


The FCTL is partnering with Meyer Library to support faculty in the creation of a “Zero Textbook” course.  This special Curriculum Innovation grant will support faculty efforts to reduce student costs associated with textbooks and course materials while maintaining a high-quality course design and high-impact learning experiences for students.

Available Funding:

A $2,400 stipend per course will be awarded to faculty who review and create, adopt and/or adapt Open Educational Resources to design their course as a “Zero Textbook” course.


Any course with a total enrollment of 150 students or more in an academic semester is eligible for consideration. Proposals may be submitted by a single faculty member or up to three faculty members working collaboratively to create Open Educational Resources for a single course.

Call for Proposals

The call will be open October 14, 2019 until November 8, 2019.

Resources on OER:

Additional information for finding and using Open Educational Resources can be found at:


Faculty can contact the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning or Meyer Library Research and Instructional Services for assistance developing their OER proposal.