Northland Community Technical College. (2016, June 14). NCTC joins distance Minnesota consortium to utilize open educational resources for student benefit. Retrieved from

The Distance Minnesota consortium received a grant to fund the redesign of courses and degree programs which will be made available to 76,000 students over a three year period.

In additional to OER textbooks, digital and interactive OER such as open courseware are identified as important components of the redesign.