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The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 18, No. 4 (Jun 16, 2017)
Using data collected from peer reviews for Open Textbook Library titles, this paper explores questions about rating the quality of open textbooks. The five research questions addressed the relationship between textbook and reviewer characteristics...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2019 (Nov 04, 2019) pp. 628–633
To what extent can foundational knowledge improve higher-order understanding? Students at the University of Hawaii used Cerego, a learning platform designed to build retention for foundational knowledge. After accounting for prior educational...
Open Praxis Vol. 9, No. 1 (Mar 31, 2017) pp. 79–91
The cost of textbooks has continued to impact students in higher education. Students have reported that they make decisions on which courses to take based on the specific cost of textbooks. Faculty have reported willingness to use open textbooks to...
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...
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 17, No. 6 (Dec 06, 2016)
Open Educational Resources (OER) have the potential to replace traditional textbooks in higher education. Previous studies indicate that use of OER results in high student and faculty satisfaction, lower costs, and similar or better educational...
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...