OEI Winners

The Open Education Initiative is a faculty incentive program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst that encourages the use of existing low-cost or free information resources to support our students’ learning.

Name Department Proposed Project Date Semester
Shubha Tewari Physics Compile and organize a set of supplemental readings, problems with solutions, and additional text or video to accompany portions of lecture slides to use with Peusall and create select videos of demonstrations and lab activities with accompanying instruc 2017 Spring
Shubha Tewari Physics Edit and organize existing video content, film and edit new video content, and organize test questions for video content. 2016 Spring
Simos Gerasimidis Civil & Environmental Engineering Use library and free online resources. 2015 Fall
Stefan Caris Love Music & Dance Use online music theory websites, YouTube videos. Create handouts and video/audio lectures. Have students compile all information on a wiki. 2015 Fall
Thomas St. Laurent Kinesiology Utilize chapters, articles, and studies that give overviews of basic contents in lieu of textbook. 2016 Spring
Ysaaca Axelrod Educational Policy, Research and Administration Find readings/video on the web that cover material in current textbook. 2016 Spring



Open Education Resources at UMass Amherst

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OEI Staff

Marilyn Billings
Scholarly Communication & Special Initiatives Librarian
University of Massachusetts Amherst