Open Educational Resources (OERs): OER in the News
Portland State University Highlights
Head of Digital Initiatives, Karen Bjork discusses Portland State University Library's open textbook publishing program, PDXOpen and the impact that it is having on students.
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Research on OER
Bliss, TJ, Robsinson, T. J., Hilton, J. & Wiley, D (2013). An OER coup: College teacher and student perceptions of open educational resources. Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2013(1).
Fischer, L., Hilton, J. L., Robinson, T. J., Wiley, D. (2015). 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, 27(3).
Hilton, J. (2016) Open educational resources and college textbook choices: A review of research on efficacy and perceptions. Educational Technology Research and Development, 64(1), 1-18.
Hilton, J.L., Fischer, L., Wiley, D., & William L. (2016). Maintaining momentum toward graduation: OER and the course throughput rate. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 17(6).
HIlton, J.L., Robinson, T. J., Wiley, D., & Ackerman, J.D. (2014). Cost-saving achieved in two semesters through the adoption of open educational resources. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 15(2).
Ikahihifo, T.K., Spring, K.J., Rosecrans, J., & Watson, J.(2017). Assessing the savings from open educational resources on student academic goals. International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, (7).
Jensen, K & Nackerud, S. (2018). The Evolution of Affordable Content Efforts in the Higher Education Environment: Programs, Case Studies, and Examples. Retrieved from: http://open.lib.umn.edu/affordablecontent/
Robinson, T. (2015). The effects of open educational resources adoption on measures of post-secondary student success (Doctoral Dissertation).