US: Minnesota: S.F. 1236

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Date: 2013/03/11
Policy Status: Proposed
Language: en
Jurisdiction: Province / State
Country: United States of America
Policy license: copyright


Policy Title: US: Minnesota: S.F. 1236 - Go to the policy
Author(s): Bonoff, Clausen, Dziedzic
Description: State bill passed in 2013 SF1236 including the expanded use of OER as as a performance goal for the MnSCU system.

"(4) by 2014, MnSCU must collect data on the number of Open Educational Resources (OER) tools and services offered and formulate a plan to actualize a one percent reduction in expenses directly related to the cost of instruction incurred by students; and
(5) reallocate $22,000,000 that became available through expense realignment in fiscal year 2014.

"Open Educational Resources" includes, but is not limited to, textbooks, study guides, worksheets, journals, video, audio recordings, massive open online courses, or other innovative course configuration."

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