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I’m never doing this again!: Identifying and solving faculty challenges in adoption of Open Educational Resources
Taylor, Cathy and Taylor, Michael W.

PublishedJune 2018
JournalOnline Journal of Distance Learning Administration
Volume XXI, Issue 2
PublisherUniversity of West Georgia, Distance Education Center
CountryUnited States, North America

ABSTRACT
Open educational resources (OER) can be an effective tool in lowering student textbook expenses and bringing current material into the classroom, but come with many barriers for faculty related to time, expertise, motivation, standardized testing requirements, and subject matter differences. Given the number of potential challenges and problems with using OER, school administrators with distance learning programs should be proactive in helping faculty overcome those obstacles.

Keywords distance learning · OER · OER challenges · open textbooks

Published atSavannah, Georgia
RefereedYes
RightsAuthors retain the copyright for material published in The Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, including but not limited to all rights to authorize subsequent publication and/or translation. Any factual inaccuracies or opinions expressed therein are the authors' own, and do not necessarily reflect the knowledge, views, or positions of the University of West Georgia, any of the university's units, or The Journal's editors.Material appearing in The Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration may be distributed freely by electronic or any other means, providing that any such distribution is without charge (unless for purposes of cost recovery by interlibrary loan services) and that The Journal is acknowledged as the source. However, no article may be reprinted in any publication without the explicit written permission of the author(s).
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