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Substituting open educational resources for commercial curriculum materials: Effects on student mathematics achievement in elementary schools
Hilton III, John; Larsen, Ross; Wiley, David; Fischer, Lane
Open Educational Resources (OER) have the potential to replace commercial learning materials in education. An empirical examination of this potential was conducted, comparing the end-of-year mathematics test results of ...
Posted July 8, 2020

Open textbooks: Quality and relevance for postsecondary study in the Bahamas
Bethel, Edward
Open educational resources (OER), are openly licensed text, media, and other digital and analog assets that are useful for teaching, learning, and research. Recent research has shown that in courses where open textbooks ...
Posted July 8, 2020

Sprinting to the finish line: The benefits and challenges of book sprints in OER faculty-graduate student collaborations
Zapata, Gabriela C.
This article investigates the results of a book sprint experience whose main objective was the development of instructional modules for an open textbook for the teaching of Spanish as a second language. Six graduate ...
Posted July 8, 2020

Open educational practices advocacy: The instructional designer experience
Harrison, Michelle; DeVries, Irwin
Instructional designers are in a unique position to provide leadership and support for advancement of new technologies and practices. There is a paucity of research on current and potential roles of Instructional ...
Posted July 8, 2020

The ultimate guide to copyright, fair use, and Creative Commons for educators
Morris, Kathleen; Waters, Sue; Burt, Ronnie
It has never been easier to publish online or consume digital content. This comes with many advantages and can make teaching and learning so much more targeted and impactful. Living in a digital world also brings up ...
Posted July 6, 2020

Establishing a MOOC quality assurance framework - a case study
Poce, Antonella; Amenduni, Francesca; Re, Maria Rosaria; De Medio, Carlo
The rapidly growing number of learning materials and repositories makes the issue of how to find the most relevant and best quality resources to be integrated in teaching and learning offers. Thus, effective quality ...
Posted July 6, 2020

Open education for a better world: A mentoring programme fostering design and reuse of Open Educational Resources for sustainable development goals
Urbančič, Tanja; Polajnar, Anja; Jermol, Mitja
An international online mentoring programme Open Education for a Better World (OE4BW) has been developed to unlock the potential of open education in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The programme ...
Posted July 6, 2020

Instructional designers and open education practices: Negotiating the gap between intentional and operational agency
Morgan, Tannis
In their role as support to faculty in the course development process, Instructional Designers (IDs) can play an important part in alleviating some of the well-known barriers of open education practices (OEP): faculty ...
Posted July 6, 2020

Toward a critical approach for OER: A case study in removing the 'Big Five' from OER creation
Joseph, Kris; Guy, Julia; McNally, Michael B.
This paper examines the role of proprietary software in the production of open educational resources (OER). Using a single case study, the paper explores the implications of removing proprietary software from an OER ...
Posted July 6, 2020

Assessing the impact of "open pedagogy" on student skills mastery in first-year composition
Bloom, Matthew
This article presents the results of a 2016 classroom research study assessing the impact of open pedagogy on student skills mastery in English 101, a first-year undergraduate composition course at a two-year community ...
Posted July 6, 2020