Northland Community Technical College. (2016, June 14). NCTC joins distance Minnesota consortium to utilize open educational resources for student benefit. Retrieved from http://www.northlandcollege.edu/now/news/view.php?news_id=1617
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.