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Course Materials Adoption: A Faculty Survey and Outlook for the OER Landscape

In the spring of 2018, Choice, a publishing unit at the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), deployed a survey to 88,000 undergraduate teaching faculty to learn more about their decision making for choosing instructional materials for their courses. Approximately 1,400 faculty responded. Using twenty-four questions, this survey collects information about the faculty, their courses, and their institutions, with a focus on their instructional content, where they discover it, and the criteria they use to select it. The goal of this survey, in addition to learning more about the behaviors for identifying and selecting instructional materials, was to aid the design of future applications that can enhance the ability of faculty to discover and select open education resources... Show More


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