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Grant Selection Criteria
How will the courses be shared?
How will the grant funds be distributed?
Open Educational Resources
Town Hall Meetings
WAOL System Shared Courses
What this project is not.
What this project is.
What will grant participants do?
Who Owns Courses?
OBIS / Grant Process for Open Course Library Team
Colleges must invoice the SBCTC through the
Online Budget and Invoicing System (OBIS)
upon completion of each of the 3 quarters in which the eligible Open Course Library grant work is done. Unless there are unusual circumstances, those quarters would be SU10, FA10, SP11. Institutional Researcher grants may bill after SP10, SU10, FA10
after SU10, FA10, SP11 quarters.
Colleges must invoice for $5,000 upon completion of each of those quarters. Invoices are due no later than 30 days after the end of the quarter.
The extra $1,000 to cover eLearning support in the Faculty Course Designer grant is reimbursable at any point (must also be billed through
If eligible grant work cannot be completed during the 3 quarters mentioned above, please contact the Project Director: Cable Green:
If you have questions about invoicing or OBIS, please contact Michele Rockwell:
Travel Reimbursement Process for Open Course Library Team
1. College staff travel to grant-related meetings.
College staff on the Open Course Library team travel to grant-related meetings. If travel expenses will be over $200 per person per meeting*, please contact Cable Green (
/ 360-704-4334) for pre-approval. Travel less than $200 per person per meeting does not need to be pre-approved.
Use of phone and Elluminate is strongly encouraged for meetings.
2. College staff turn in travel reimbursements to their college.
3. College reimburses college staff.
4. Once per quarter, college submits one invoice to SBCTC. Mail to:
Director of eLearning & Open Education
PO Box 42495
Olympia, WA 98504
The invoice must include one total $ amount
for all the staff
at that college who traveled to Open Course Library grant-related events during the quarter. The invoice must also have copies of individual travel vouchers attached.
5. SBCTC will issue a check to each college once per quarter based upon the travel invoice submitted.
*Note: Travel for the kick-off meeting in April does not need to be pre-approved by SBCTC.
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