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View of Do OER Textbooks Have Value Beyond Cost Savings?

The study examines the use of Open Educational Resource (OER) textbooks by 704 students in 9 courses at an American public research university in their learning. It seeks to better understand the effectiveness of OER in comparison to traditional textbooks by surveying how often students read OER textbooks and examining how instructors in the courses are teaching using OER. The study found an alarming trend, the impact of OER has been limited...

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