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May 29, 2018

M.O.S.T. Launches the M.O.S.T. Course Hub to Support OER Curation and Adoption

As part of a first wave of new services, the M.O.S.T. initiative has launched the M.O.S.T. Course Hub to support Maryland faculty in finding easy-to-adopt, high-quality OER.  Explore the M.O.S.T. Course Hub to find curated course materials to replace expensive textbooks in many college courses. These learning resources:

  • Are openly licensed and fully accessible.
  • Include comprehensive learning content such as text, video, slide decks, test banks, assignments, auto-graded homework for quantitative subjects, and so forth.
  • Easily integrate into your learning management system (LMS).
  • Are simple to customize, to support your students’ learning.
  • Provide students with day one access to learning content.
  • Allow students to retain copies of course materials forever.

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