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OER: Open Educational Resources

Learn about Open Education Resources.

Bibliography of Research Articles about OER

Baran, Evrim. “DeVries, Jordan, Rolfe, and Weller, ‘Mapping the Open Education Landscape: Citation Network Analysis of Historical Open and Distance Education Research.’” In Online Learning Toolbox. Iowa State University Digital Press, 2019. https://iastate.pressbooks.pub/onlinelearningtoolbox/chapter/devries-jordan-rolfe-weller-mapping-the-open-education-landscape-citation-network-analysis-of-historical-open-and-distance-education-research/.


———. “Hilton, ‘Open Educational Resources, Student Efficacy, and User Perceptions: A Synthesis of Research Published between 2015 and 2018.’” In Online Learning Toolbox. Iowa State University Digital Press, 2019. https://iastate.pressbooks.pub/onlinelearningtoolbox/chapter/hilton-open-educational-resources-student-efficacy-and-user-perceptions-a-synthesis-of-research-published-between-2015-and-2018/.


Clinton, Virginia, and Shafiq Khan. “Efficacy of Open Textbook Adoption on Learning Performance and Course Withdrawal Rates: A Meta-Analysis.” AERA Open 5, no. 3 (July 1, 2019): 2332858419872212. https://doi.org/10.1177/2332858419872212.


Colvard, Nicholas B, C Edward Watson, and Hyojin Park. “The Impact of Open Educational Resources on Various Student Success Metrics.” International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 30, no. 2 (2018): 262–76.

Feldstein, Andrew, Mirta Martin, Amy Hudson, Kiara Warren, John Hilton, and David Wiley. “Open Textbooks and Increased Student Access and Outcomes.” European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2012. https://eric.ed.gov/?id=EJ992490.


Hilton, John. “Open Educational Resources and College Textbook Choices: A Review of Research on Efficacy and Perceptions.” Educational Technology Research and Development 64, no. 4 (August 1, 2016): 573–90. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11423-016-9434-9.


“Largest-Ever Study of Impact of Open Educational Resources in College Reveals Benefits of Introducing OER Courses on a Broad Scale | Achieving the Dream.” Accessed July 31, 2020. https://www.achievingthedream.org/press_release/18003/largest-ever-study-of-impact-of-open-educational-resources-in-college-reveals-benefits-of-introducing-oer-courses-on-a-broad-scale.


Martin, Michael Troy, Olga Maria Belikov, John Hilton Iii, David Wiley, and Lane Fischer. “Analysis of Student and Faculty Perceptions of Textbook Costs in Higher Education.” Open Praxis 9, no. 1 (March 31, 2017): 79–91. https://doi.org/10.5944/openpraxis.9.1.432.


“New Study Reveals That OER Courses and Degrees Benefit Student Retention and Completion, Improve Faculty Engagement, and Result in Cost Savings for Students | Achieving the Dream.” Accessed September 30, 2020. https://www.achievingthedream.org/press_release/17506/new-study-reveals-that-oer-courses-and-degrees-benefit-student-retention-and-completion-improve-faculty-engagement-and-result-in-cost-savings-for-students.


Wiley, David, Linda Williams, Daniel DeMarte, and John Hilton. “The Tidewater Z-Degree and the INTRO Model for Sustaining OER Adoption.” Education Policy Analysis Archives 24, no. 0 (March 28, 2016): 41. https://doi.org/10.14507/epaa.24.1828.

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