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Open Educational Resources

Grants at KPU

There are grants available related to OER through the Office of Open Education:

The Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant program provides funding and staff support to KPU faculty members interested in creating, adapting, and adopting OER (or engaging in other forms of Open Pedagogy). Three levels of OER Grants are offered:

  1. Adoption Grant receive up to $500 toward professional development for adopting an Open Educational Resource (OER).
  2. Stream A: OER Grant to a maximum value of $4,000, up to $2,000 of which can be used for professional development purchases or activities by the grant recipient. The remaining amount can be used for project funding.
  3. Stream B: Section Release and OER Microgrant this includes the cost of a section release and up to $2,000 for additional project funding

Adopting a Textbook

Found your textbook and ready to adopt? Fill out the Adoption form at 
Faculty adoption information is important to the long term viability of the BCcampus open textbook project.

Submitted Adoption Forms now automatically populate the adoption stats on the home page of 

Have questions?


Once you have decided to adopt an open textbook, you can simply place the link for it into your Moodle site or your course website. This will give your students access to an online version.

If you are using a BCcampus open textbook, you can give your students the option of paying a minimal charge for a print copy. Make sure that your students know that the library will ship it for them for free. Find out how!

Tools for adaptation