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Open Educational Resources: Further Reading

A How-to Guide for Faculty

Market research and case studies

Cengage. (2016). Open Educational Resources and the evolving higher education landscape [PDF File]. Retrieved from http://assets.cengage.com/pdf/wp_oer-evolving-higher-ed-landscape.pdf

Hilton, J. Open educational resources, student efficacy, and user perceptions: a synthesis of research published between 2015 and 2018. Education Tech Research Dev (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11423-019-09700-4 

Katz, S. (2019). The case for Open Educational Resources in Library and Information Science education [PDF File]. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.31229/osf.io/ervct

McKenzie, L. (2020). A looming challenge for OER? Inside HigherEd. https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2020/03/10/survey-suggests-challenges-open-textbooks-ahead?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=d9e3581add-DNU_2019_COPY_02&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-d9e3581add-226079477&mc_cid=d9e3581add&mc_eid=275ba41945&fbclid=IwAR3VxiFhWz2bb3gBUBhKv6d_w8KIkL96x-9Hsl5Ho3nl_ct1s0r2TEu9o38

Nicholls, N.H. (2010). The investigation into the rising costs of textbooks. Retrieved from https://www.lib.umich.edu/files/SPOTextbookBackground.pdf

Open Education Group (n.d.). What are the impacts of adopting OER? Retrieved from https://opencontent.shinyapps.io/OER-Impact-Calculator/

Planet Money (NPR.org). (2014, Oct. 3). Episode 573: Why textbook prices keep climbing [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from URL https://www.npr.org/sections/money/2014/10/03/353300404/episode-573-why-textbook-prices-keep-climbing

Rele, S., Nabahe, H., & Roh, C. (2020, Jan. 25). Equity in scholarly publishing and Open Access. ARL Leadership Symposium. Presentation conducted at the Association of Research Libraries Leadership Symposium, Philadelphia, PA.

Senack, E. & Donoghue, R. (2016). Covering the cost. Student PIRGs. Retrieved from https://docs.google.com/viewerng/viewer?url=https://studentpirgs.org/assets/uploads/archive/sites/student/files/reports/National%2520-%2520COVERING%2520THE%2520COST.pdf&hl=en

SPARC. (n.d.). Open Access to scholarly and scientific research articles [PDF File]. Retrieved from https://sparcopen.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Open-Access-Factsheet_SPARC.11.10-3.pdf

The OER World Map. (n.d.). What is the OER world map? Retrieved from https://oerworldmap.org/#description

Walz, A. (2014). To boldly go: First-year exploration of OER initiatives [PowerPoint slides]. Retrieved from https://vtechworks.lib.vt.edu/handle/10919/50612 

Zook, C. (2017). Textbook costs skyrocket 812% in 35 years [Infographic]. AESEducation.com. https://www.aeseducation.com/blog/infographic-the-skyrocketing-cost-of-textbooks-for-schools-students

How-to's and Workshops

Chae, B. (2019). How to use Open Educational Resources: a self-paced workshop. Open Washington. Retrieved from http://www.openwa.org/module-1/

Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources. (n.d.). Five steps to OER adoption. Adopt OER. https://www.cccoer.org/learn/select-oer/

Elder, A. (2019). The OER starter kit. Ames, IA: Iowa State University Digital Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.31274/isudp.7 

Lumen Learning. (2017). What are open educational resources? Retrieved from https://lumenlearning.com/about/whats-oer/

Nabahe, H. (2020). Open Educational Resources. University of Virginia Library. https://guides.lib.virginia.edu/oer/home

Journals

Coughlan, T., Pitt, R., & Farrow, R. (2019). Forms of innovation inspired by open educational resources: a post-project analysis. Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning 34(2), 156-175. DOI 10.1080/02680513.2018.1552579

International Journal of Open Educational Resources. (n.d.). About IJOER. Retrieved from https://www.ijoer.org/about-ijoer/

Redhead, C. (2019). Rate of growth for CC BY articles in fully-OA journals continues for OASPA members [Graphic]. OASPA.org. https://oaspa.org/growth-continues-for-oaspa-member-oa-content/

MA-Specific

Marshall, P. A., Awkward, R.J., & Texeira, S. (2010). Massachusetts is an OER exemplar. New England Board of Higher Education. Retrieved from https://nebhe.org/journal/massachusetts-is-an-oer-exemplar/

Open Educational Resources Working Group. (2019). Final report and recommendations [PDF file]. Retrieved from https://www.mass.edu/strategic/documents/OER%20Working%20Group%20Final%20Report.pdf