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Open educational resources (OER) in the news

May 8: Free textbooks? Federal government is on track with a pilot program. (The Washington Post)

April 21: A new study found OER to match and even outperform a commercial textbook (eLearning Inside News)

Sept. 22: 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)

Oct. 1: Opening the Curriculum: Open Education Resources in U.S. Higher Education (Babson Survey Research Group; see also related infographic)

Oct. 1: The Impact of Open Textbooks on Secondary Science Learning Outcomes (Educational Researcher; Robinson T. J., Fischer, L., Wiley, D. A., & Hilton, J. DOI: 10.3102/0013189X14550275)

Sept. 1: Open-source textbooks can help drive down the overall cost of college (Education Commission of the States)

April 1: Cost-Savings Achieved in Two Semesters Through the Adoption of Open Educational Resources. (International Review of Research on Distance and Open Learning; Hilton, J., Robinson T. J., Wiley, D. A., & Ackerman, J.)

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