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Open Educational Resources: Previous Faculty OER Grant Recipients at Salem State

A guide for faculty to assist with finding and adopting quality Open Educational Resources that help reduce the cost of course materials for students

PREVIOUS GRANT AWARDEES

AY 2019 GRANT AWARDS

In 2019, 44 faculty received stipends for their work to redesign their courses using OER and affordable textbooks. 

Name Department Type of Grant
Laurie Dickstein-Fischer Education 2019 FLC for Counseling Professions: Graduate-level Psychology, Education, and Social Work: Coordinator
Leslie Duhaylongsod Education 2019 FLC for Counseling Professions: Graduate-level Psychology, Education, and Social Work: Member

Kathleen Neville

Education 2019 FLC for Counseling Professions: Graduate-level Psychology, Education, and Social Work: Member
Kristina Scott Education 2019 FLC for Counseling Professions: Graduate-level Psychology, Education, and Social Work: Member
Rebecca Mirick Social Work 2019 FLC for Counseling Professions: Graduate-level Psychology, Education, and Social Work: Member
Julie Kiernan Theatre and Dance 2019 FLC for Speech Communication: Coordinator
Allen Vietzke Theatre and Dance 2019 FLC for Speech Communication: Member
Sara Conlon Theatre and Dance 2019 FLC for Speech Communication: Member
Esme Allen Theatre and Dance 2019 FLC for Speech Communication: Member
Agatha Morrell Theatre and Dance 2019 FLC for Speech Communication: Member
Alex Jacobs Theatre and Dance 2019 FLC for Speech Communication: Member
Michele Louro History 2019 FLC for World History: Coordinator
Bethany Jay History 2019 FLC for World History: Member
Brad Austin History 2019 FLC for World History: Member
Gayle Fischer History 2019 FLC for World History: Member
Donna Seger History 2019 FLC for World History: Member
Chris Mauriello History 2019 FLC for World History: Member
Mercy Bashir Nursing OER Adoption Grant 2019
Julie Batten Healthcare Studies OER Adoption Grant 2019
Elizabeth Blood World Languages OER Adoption Grant 2019
Christina Cassano Childhood Education and Care OER Adoption Grant 2019
Jeff Driskell Social Work OER Adoption Grant 2019
Brett Ely Sport and Movement Science OER Adoption Grant 2019
Amy Everitt Healthcare Studies OER Adoption Grant 2019
Joanna Gonsalves Psychology OER Adoption Grant 2019
Daniel Kidane Economics OER Adoption Grant 2019
Jennifer Jackman Political Science OER Adoption Grant 2019
Michael McGuire History OER Adoption Grant 2019
Shannon Mokoro Social Work OER Adoption Grant 2019
Matthew Murphy Psychology OER Adoption Grant 2019
Wendy Dubow Polins Art + Design OER Adoption Grant 2019
Kurt von Seekam Economics OER Adoption Grant 2019
Amy Smith Media and Communications OER Adoption Grant 2019
Keja Valens English OER Adoption Grant 2019
Yvonne Vissing Healthcare Studies OER Adoption Grant 2019
Sarahh Scher Art + Design OER Creation Grant 2019
Elspeth Slayter Social Work OER Creation Grant 2019
Van Pham Economics OER Summer Institute Member 2019
Karin Rhodes English OER Summer Institute Member 2019
Jennifer Carr Biology OER Summer Institute Member 2019
Ana Emlinger Geography and Sustainability Studies OER Summer Institute Member 2019
Joe Dipoli Economics OER Summer Institute Member 2019
Lynn Fletcher Biology OER Summer Institute Member 2019
Kimberly Waller Healthcare Studies OER Summer Institute Member 2019

AY 2020 GRANT AWARDS

In 2020, grants were available for faculty to work independently to transform their course either through adoption of OER and low-cost materials and/or to create their own OER. 

Name Department Type of Grant
Nikolaus Sucher Biology OER Creation Grant 2020
Christopher Bucher Mathematics OER Creation Grant 2020
Al DeCiccio English OER Adoption Grant 2020
Twyla Fink Occupational Therapy OER Adoption Grant 2020
Jason Gillis Sport and Movement Science OER Adoption Grant 2020
Susan Pilaud English OER Adoption Grant 2020
Dennis Rosemartin Early Childhood Education and Care OER Adoption Grant 2020
Kimberly Waller Healthcare Studies OER Adoption Grant 2020

AY 2021 GRANT AWARDS

In AY 2020-2021, the Viking OER and Textbook Affordability Initiative invited faculty members to apply for $500 mini grants to support "zero cost" courses, where the total cost of course materials for students is $0. Instructors who had already developed "zero cost" courses and were teaching those courses in Fall 2020 and/or Spring 2021 were eligible to apply for the award by December 15, 2020. 

Faculty Department Course(s)
Lisa Delissio Biology BIO 218
Brett Ely Sport and Movement Science SMS 
Tatyana Gofshteyn Economics ECO 201
Melanie Gonzalez Education: Secondary and Higher Education                       EDC 721
Jeannette Lindholm English ENL 130
Michele Louro History HST 105
Sara Moore Sociology SOC 217
Megan Shumaker Murphy                  Education: Early Childhood and Care EDC 721
Anne Noonan Psychology PSY 322, 333        
Francesca Pomerantz      Education: Early Childhood and Care     EDC 805
Thea Popolizio           Biology BIO 131
Sheila Marie Schreiner    Biology  BIO 304
Amy Smith    Media and Communication MCO 225
Cindy Vincent Media and Communication MCO 220