Notice: Access to Special Collections material, the Reading Room, and Instruction will temporarily be suspended starting on Aug.12, 2024 as the collection will be moved from the basement to 3 East. Normal operations are anticipated to resume late in the semester. Read more for current updates.
Notice: Access to Special Collections material, the Reading Room, and Instruction will temporarily be suspended starting on Aug.12, 2024 as the collection will be moved from the basement to 3 East. Normal operations are anticipated to resume late in the semester. Read more for current updates.
Notice: Maintenance affecting the library catalog will occur on July 26-29. The catalog will be available except for newly added e-resources, which will not appear until after the maintenance is completed and the backlog of changes can be delivered - possibly 10 days. In addition, renewals and changes to circulation status will not be visible in the EDS interface during this time.
Notice: Maintenance affecting the library catalog will occur on July 26-29. The catalog will be available except for newly added e-resources, which will not appear until after the maintenance is completed and the backlog of changes can be delivered - possibly 10 days. In addition, renewals and changes to circulation status will not be visible in the EDS interface during this time.
Notice: Due to ongoing construction, 4 East is currently closed to the public.  To obtain items located on 4 East, please place an online request for the item to be paged for you using the ‘Place Request’ button in the catalog. Please visit our Circulation FAQ page for assistance in using our catalog.
Notice: Due to ongoing construction, 4 East is currently closed to the public.  To obtain items located on 4 East, please place an online request for the item to be paged for you using the ‘Place Request’ button in the catalog. Please visit our Circulation FAQ page for assistance in using our catalog.
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Open Educational Resources
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East Lansing , MI 48824
United States

Open Educational Resources (OER) Leadership Awards

2021 OER Leadership Awardees

The Associated Students of Michigan State University (ASMSU) and the MSU Libraries recognize the following faculty who have adopted, adapted, and created OER for their courses. By using openly licensed educational materials (OER and open textbooks), these educators exemplify our mission of advancing affordability, accessibility, equity, and student success.

award certificate
  1. Dr. Saul Beceiro-Novo, Assistant Professor Department of Physics & Astronomy
    • As an OER Award Program recipient, Saul has adapted the OpenStax College Physics open textbook for PHY 251 & PHY 252 courses.
  2. Dr. Andrea Bierema, Academic Specialist, Center for Integrative Studies in General Science and Department of Integrative Biology
  3. Dr. Casey Henley, Director of Online Programs, Neuroscience & Assistant Professor, Physiology, College of Natural Science
  4. Dr. Rajiv Ranjan, Assistant Professor, Linguistics and Languages Department, College of Arts and Letters
    • As an OER Award Program recipient, Rajiv created the Basic Hindi OER used in LL 152, LL 252, LL 302, LL 402 courses. 
  5. Dr. Alison Dobbins, Associate Professor, Theatre Department, College of Arts and Letters
     
  6. Dr. Daniel Smith, Assistant Professor, Theatre Department, College of Arts and Letters 
    • As an OER Award Program recipient, Alison and Dan created an OER for the course IAH241D: Theatre & Society.
  7. Dr. Dirk Colbry, Curriculum Specialist, Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering, College of Natural Science
    • As an OER Award Program recipient, Dirk created an OER based on Jupyter notebook for the MTH/CMSE 314 course.
  8. Dr. Sadam Issa, Assistant Professor, Linguistics and Languages Department, College of Arts and Letters
     
  9. Dr. Ayman Mohamed, Assistant Professor, Linguistics and Languages Department, College of Arts and Letters
    • As an OER Award Program recipient, Ayman and Sadam created an interactive OER for the ARB 102 course.
  10. Dr. Melanie Cooper, Lappan Phillips Professor, Department of Chemistry
  11. Dr. Lindon Robison, Professor, Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, College of Agriculture
  12. Dr. Elijah Dikong, Assistant Professor, Statistics and Probability Department, College of Natural Science
  13. Dr. Paul Curran, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Social Science
  14. Dr. Marty Spranger, Assistant Professor, Physiology Department, College of Natural Science
  15. Dr. Shannon Spasova, Assistant Professor, Linguistics and Languages Department, College of Arts and Letters
  16. Dr. Denise Acevedo, Assistant Professor, Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures, College of Arts and Letters