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Educational Researcher Vol. 43, No. 7 (October 2014) pp. 341–351
Given the increasing costs associated with commercial textbooks and decreasing financial support of public schools, it is important to better understand the impacts of open educational resources on student outcomes. The purpose of this quantitative...
A Multi-Institutional Study of the Impact of Open Textbook Adoption on the Learning Outcomes of Post-Secondary Students
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 27, No. 3 (December 2015) pp. 159–172
In some educational settings, the cost of textbooks approaches or even exceeds the cost of tuition. Given limited resources, it is important to better understand the impacts of free open educational resources (OER) on student outcomes. Utilizing...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 14, No. 4 (Aug 28, 2013)
The high cost of textbooks is of concern not only to college students but also to society as a whole. Open textbooks promise the same educational benefits as traditional textbooks; however, their efficacy remains largely untested. We report on one...
Journal of Interactive Media in Education Vol. 2013, No. 1 (2013)
Despite increased development and dissemination, there has been very little empirical research on Open Educational Resources (OER). Teachers and students involved in a large-scale OER initiative at eight community colleges across the United States...