Tuesday 25 December 2018

OER Cost Assessment Strategies

Open educational resources can provide access to high-quality resources while offsetting the costs of traditional textbooks, but there is an array of costs associated with the "free" approach.

In this EDUCAUSE article, Nichole Karpel and Bruce Schneider explore the issues involved in implementing OER and finds that although OER content is free or low-cost, the curation, management, and assessment are not, and the costs can be significant.

Tuesday 25 September 2018

OER planning 101

Article from Bruce Schneider & Nichole Karpel, Ed.D. published in eCampus News noting that a good OER plan addresses resources, systems, training, assessment, and priorities.

Wednesday 1 August 2018

The Impact of Open Educational Resources on Various Student Success Metrics

Report from University of Georgia on research that looks at how courses using OER impact student success and academic achievement.

Thursday 5 April 2018

Open Educational Resources Could Finally Be On the Horizon

An article from eLearniningInside giving some background to the Affordable College Textbook Act (H.R. 3840/S. 1864) in America and a recent commitment from Congress to fund a pilot project in the area.

Friday 27 October 2017

Blended Learning Essentials: Getting Started

A free course for the Vocational Education and Training sector to promote effective practice and pedagogy in blended learning.

Sunday 15 October 2017

Open Educational Resource 2017 Textbook List

A 42 page OER textbook list compiled by Zach Claybaugh and Chelsea of Stone Sacred Heart University, split by discipline specific for departments at the University.

Monday 21 August 2017

Made with Creative Commons

Titled as a guide to sharing your knowledge and creativity with the world, and sustaining your operation while you do, the authors, Paul Stacey and Sarah Hinchliff have written a book showing the world how sharing can be good for business — but with a twist.