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Using Open Educational Resources (OER) and other options for Educational Materials for Saving Students Money

Open Educational Resources and Georgia Southern's Strategic Pillars

 

Why Use OER's?

  • OER's have been shown to significantly reduce the financial burden on students 

  • OER's allow faculty to customize their course materials to exactly fit their learning objectives and the needs of students

  • OER's allow students to contribute to the course materials by utilizing Open Pedagogy

  • OER's have been shown to reduce DFW rates and also to increase students' number of credit hours taken

  • OER's allow faculty to increase Diversity and Inclusion in their course materials

  • OER's strengthen the pedagogical soundness of courses and have also been shown to increase student engagement

Learn More: OER Research Summaries