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Open Educational Resources (OER) in the news
Fischer, et al. A multi-institutional study of the impact of open textbook adoption on the learning outcomes of post-secondary students, Journal of Computing in Higher Education, December 2015, Volume 27, Issue 3, pp 159-172
Opening the Curriculum: Open Education Resources in U.S. Higher Education (Babson Survey Research Group; see also related infographic)
Robinson T. J., Fischer, L., Wiley, D. A., & Hilton, J. (2014). The Impact of Open Textbooks on Secondary Science Learning Outcomes. Educational Researcher. DOI: 10.3102/0013189X14550275
Hilton, J., Robinson T. J., Wiley, D. A., & Ackerman, J. (2014). Cost-Savings Achieved in Two Semesters Through the Adoption of Open Educational Resources. International Review of Research on Distance and Open Learning.
September 2014: Open-source textbooks can help drive down the overall cost of college
The Education Commission of the States provides a roundup of legislative and non-legislative efforts on state-level OER policy in the context of college textbook affordability.