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2018 USG Survey Report on Open Educational Resources

The 2018 USG Survey on Open Educational Resources was conducted using Survey Gizmo, a data collection platform used by the USG system office. Two forms of data were collected including quantitative and qualitative data. Appendix B contains the complete list of questions asked. Data analysis was conducted in both Survey Gizmo and Atlas.ti. Atlas.ti was used to further analyze qualitative data from 435 write-in responses. Key findings of the survey include: Sixty percent of USG faculty reported being at least somewhat aware of OER, but that still leaves an awareness gap of 40%. OER are being used more often in introductory courses. Quality was consistently ranked the highest barrier to OER adoption. Lack of OER within particular subject areas was ranked the second highest barrier to OER... Show More


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