August 1, 2017

The Kirwan Center has released a new resource to support the development of mini-grant programs aimed at scaling OER adoption across institutions.

By targeting high-impact, high-enrollment projects, the Mini-Grant program has the potential to impact over 8,000 students with over $1.3 million in textbook savings in Fall 2017.
March 30, 2017

Maryland Open Source Textbook Initiative Logo

Through the High-impact OER Mini-Grant Program, our goal is to strategically scale up effective implementation of OER across the state and significantly increase the number of students who are impacted through textbook cost savings.
February 28, 2017

USM and edX to Launch MicroMasters Programs, Which May Accelerate Path to Advanced Degrees. Non-Degree Programs in Bioinformatics, Cloud Computing, Instructional Design and Technology, and Software Testing and Verification, will be offered by national online education leader UMUC.

The MicroMasters® programs align perfectly with our mission to provide a quality, accessible, and affordable pathway to an education.