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Assessing Open Materials
Creating your own OER
The Review Project
A collection of the latest research articles and papers related to the efficacy of OER.
Advocates Develop Framework for Stewardship of Open Educational Frameworks
Discusses the rise of the oER and the fact that publishers are taking the free materials and remixing them for commercial purposes.
Two-Year Institutions Report Significant Savings on OER as Initiatives Mature
Profiles the "Maricopa Millions Project" which saved students almost 11.5 million over 5 years. Discusses the amount of Money saved is significantly growing across the country.
A Multi-institutional Study of the Impact of Open Textbook Adoption on the Learning Outcomes of Post-secondary Students
A study using over 16,000 students comparing course completion, class achievement, and enrollment intensity for students using OER vs. those who did not. The study found significant differences with most favoring students utilizing OER.
Developing a Sustainable Financial Model in Higher Education for Open Educational Resources
An argument for the realigning of institutional objectives with faculty motivations and student needs by highlighting the fact that most OER are the result of philanthropic or governmental funding.
Covering the Cost
A report from Student PIRGS on textbook price inflation and its effects on the livesof students. Includes research showing the amount of $$ students spend on textbooks per year.
Incentivizing the Production and Use of Open Educational Resources in Higher Education Institutions
Reviews the literature informing financial and other issues that affect OER adoption.
Cost-savings Achieved in Two Semesters Through the Adoption of Open Educational resources
A report across 8 colleges examoining the cost savings of students using OER.
Top Fears Shutting the Door on Open Education
Faculty who have adopted OER explain common fears and concerns of faculty and administrators.
Creating your own OER
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