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Making a difference: Choose OER to lower costs and optimize learning
Vignare, Karen and Brosch, Sharon Biederman

PublishedApril 2014
ConferenceOpenCourseWare Consortium Global 2014: Open Education for a Multicultural World
Pages 1-6
PublisherThe University of Maryland University College (UMUC)
CountryUnited States, North America

ABSTRACT
The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) has initiated a process to match all course learning outcomes and competencies with open educational resources. UMUC is the largest non-profit public online university in the U.S. It has committed to finding OERs for all undergraduate courses by 2015 and graduate courses by 2016. The scale of this undertaking is unlike any others in the OER movement. The adoption and scaling process provides a model for other like-minded institutions

Keywords business model · innovation · no cost materials · OER · online learning · open education resources

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