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Profiles in OPEN

After experimenting with open educational resources (OER) in music theory, Midge Thomas, Sylvia Marx Professor of Music, received an OER Grant in 2022 to support a “deliberate, organized, and effective” implementation of OER in Music 206: Harmony, Melody, Rhythm. Since then, Thomas has integrated OER in four different classes, significantly reducing textbook costs while leveraging technology to improve student learning.  Read more about Thomas' journey with OER here