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Cost-savings achieved in two semesters through the adoption of open educational resources
Posted on 30 June 2014 by Library ()
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John Levi Hilton III
David Wiley
J. Dale Ackerman
T. Jared Robinson
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Textbooks represent a significant portion of the overall cost of higher education in the United States. The burden of these costs is typically shouldered by students, those who support them, and the taxpayers who fund the grants and student loans which pay for textbooks. Open educational resources (OER) provide students a way to receive high-quality learning materials at little or no cost to students. We report on the cost savings achieved by students at eight colleges when these colleges began utilizing OER in place of traditional commercial textbooks. (ABSTRACT BY AUTHORS)
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