Research to Advance Open Education

Recent Studies in OER Adoption

John Hilton

Brigham Young University

The purpose of this presentation is to present recent research from the United States in Open Textbook adoption. Across multiple contexts, researchers have measured the academic impact of adopting open textbooks. Impact measures include drop rates, withdrawal rates, and student GPA. I will summarize these findings and provide suggestions for future research in these areas.

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Recent Studies in OER Adoption from Open Education Consortium