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Open Educational Resources - OER

OPEN EDUCATION GROUP

Does OER help with student learning, retention, success? Some examples of research studies done by the Open Education Group.

 

OER & SOCIAL JUSTICE 

Bali, M., Cronin, C., & Jhangiani, R.S., 2020. Framing Open Educational Practices from a Social Justice Perspective. Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2020(1), p.10. http://doi.org/10.5334/jime.565  

Bali, M., Harnum, A., and Doner, S. (2017). Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in OER [Video]. YouTube.  

Colvard, Nicholas B., C. Edward Watson, & Hyojin Park. The impact of open educational resources on various student success metrics. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 30.2 (2018): 262-276.  

Grimaldi, P. J., Basu Mallick, D., Waters, A. E., & Baraniuk, R. G. (2019). Do open educational resources improve student learning? Implications of the access hypothesis. PLOS ONE, 14(3).  

Hodgkinson-Williams, C. A., & Trotter, H. (2018). A Social Justice Framework for Understanding Open Educational Resources and Practices in the Global South. Journal of Learning for Development, 5(3). https://jl4d.org/index.php/ejl4d/articl  

Hogben, M., & Waterman, C. K. (1997). Are All of Your Students Represented in Their Textbooks? A Content Analysis of Coverage of Diversity Issues in Introductory Psychology Textbooks. Teaching of Psychology, 24(2), 95–100  

Klaudinyi, J. (2020). Equity and Open Education Faculty Cohort. Google Sites.  

Nusbaum A., Cuttler, C., & Swindell, S. (2020). Open Educational Resources as a Tool for Educational Equity: Evidence From an Introductory Psychology Class. Frontiers in Education

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY OF OER RESEARCH 

Brandle, S.M., Katz, S., Cooney, C., Beth, A. Disanto, J., Hays, A., Miles, L., Morrison, A. (2019). But what do the students think: Results of the CUNY cross-campus zero-textbook cost student surveyOpenPraxis,11(1), 85-101. doi:10.5944/openpraxis.11.1.932  

CUNY ZTC Student Survey Spring 2018  

Colvard, N. B., Watson, C. E., & Park, H. (2018). The Impact of Open Educational Resources on Various Student Success MetricsInternational Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 30(2), 262-276. 

Croteau, E. (2017). Measures of student success with textbook transformations: the Affordable Learning Georgia InitiativeOpen Praxis, 9(1), 93-108. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.5944/openpraxis.9.1.505.  

Chiorescu, M. (2017). Exploring Open Educational Resources for College Algebra. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 18(4). 

Fischer, L., Hilton, J., Robinson T. J., & Wiley, D. (2015). A Multi-institutional Study of the Impact of Open Textbook Adoption on the Learning Outcomes of Post-secondary StudentsJournal of Computing in Higher Education. doi: 10.1007/s12528-015-9101-x 

Grewe, K., Davis, W.P. (2017). The Impact of Enrollment in an OER Course on Student Learning OutcomesThe International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 18 (4). 

Hendricks, C. Reinsberg, S.A., Rieger, G.W. (2017). The adoption of an open textbook in a large physics course: An analysis of cost, outcomes, use, and perceptionsThe International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 18 (4). 

Hilton, J. (2019, August).  Open educational resources, student efficacy, and user perceptions: A synthesis of research published between 2015 and 2019.  Educational Technology Research and Development.  doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11423-019-09700-4 

Hilton, J., Fischer, L., Wiley, D., & Williams, L. (2016). Maintaining momentum toward graduation: OER and the course throughput rateInternational Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 17(6). http://dx.doi.org/10.19173/irrodl.v17i6.2686 

Jhangiani, R. S., Dastur, F. N., LeGrand, R., & Penner, K. (2018). As good or better than commercial textbooks: Students’ perceptions and outcomes from using open digital and open print textbooksThe Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 9(1), 5+ 

Nusbaum, A. T. & Cutter, C.  (2020, June 9). Hidden impacts of OER: Effects of OER on instructor ratings and course selection. Frontiers in Education.  https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2020.00072 

Nusbaum A., Cuttler, C., & Swindell, S. (2020). Open Educational Resources as a Tool for Educational Equity: Evidence From an Introductory Psychology ClassFrontiers in Educationhttps://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/feduc.2019.00152/full 

VanderWaal Mills, K. D. & Gucinski, M. (2019, August 30). Implementation of open textbooks in community and technical college biology  courses: the good, the bad, and the data.  LSE: Life Sciences Education, 18(3). https://doi.org/10.1187/cbe.19-01-0022  

Wiley, D., Hilton, J., Ellington, S. & Hall, T. (2012). A Preliminary Examination of the Cost Savings and Learning Impacts of Using Open Textbooks in Middle and High School Science ClassesInternational Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 13(3).