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Top Academic Subjects with OER Traction

Source: Connect OER Annual Report 2016-2017, SPARC

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Open Textbooks: The Billion Dollar Solution -PIRGs Report

In 2015, the Student Public Interest Groups (Student PIRGs) published a report titled Open Textbooks: The Billion Dollar Solution, which reviewed data collected from five different college pilot programs which encouraged faculty to replace their traditional instructional materials with openly licensed educational resources (OER). This report also analyzed the potential of open textbooks and open licensing as an alternative to traditional copyrighted textbooks. Continue reading