OER Research

Texas Higher Ed OER Landscape Study Report Finds Growth Statewide Amee Evans Godwin   January 31, 2022 The recently released report, Advancing an Ecosystem for Open Educational Resources: OER in Texas Higher Education Biennial Report 2021, sheds light on statewide efforts to build OER awareness and uptake across Texas higher education institutions. This report, commissioned...
OER Discovery Research: Librarian and Faculty Curation Personas ISKME   November 02, 2021 ISKME’s work over the last decade has revealed that a principal barrier to OER use by educators is difficulty in finding the resources that they need. Existing OER platforms, including the Open Textbook Network, ISKME’s own OER Commons, and a growing number of institutional...
STEM Accessibility: Explicitly Addressing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for All Learners Amee Evans Godwin   February 03, 2021 ISKME, in collaboration with the Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College (SERC), has just released an evaluation framework that STEM educators can use to determine the accessibility of OER based on auditory, visual, and neurological learner needs. Based on...
Advancing Equity and Online Learning at California Community Colleges Through OER Policy Support: An Invitation to Trustees, Directors, and Decision Makers ISKME   January 12, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated existing inequities and ushered in new challenges to which California and its community colleges are being called upon to respond. Alongside the rising cost of tuition and students’ weak overall safety net, colleges are facing budget...
Research for Social Impact ISKME   November 18, 2020 In order to achieve greater accountability and more effective use of public resources, millions of dollars and human resources are committed each year to the collection of data and to the measurement of impacts associated with educational practice and programs. Too often...
Supporting Increased Use of OER for Online and Remote Learning In California Community Colleges Amee Evans Godwin   November 05, 2020 In higher education, the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly exacerbated existing inequities and ushered in new urgent challenges to which states and institutions have had to respond. Additionally, Californians have been facing wildfire evacuations, loss of homes, and disruptions...
#CurateOER: What are we seeking to learn about K-12 librarians and OER? Amee Evans Godwin   July 02, 2018 Through open licensing, Open Educational Resources (OER) enable possibilities for new, more collaborative teaching and learning practices—because the materials can be used, adapted and shared across learning communities. Realizing the potential of OER, school librarians...
Coalition Letter to President Obama Calling for OER Policy Jonah Houston    Download PDF as submitted August 4, 2015Download PDF with current list of signatories Sign the letterISKME press release 21 Dupont Circle, #800Washington DC, 20036  August 4, 2015 President Barack ObamaThe White House1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NWWashington, DC...
Coalition Letter to President Obama Calling for OER Policy Jason Goecke    Download PDF as submitted August 4, 2015Download PDF with current list of signatories Sign the letterISKME press release 21 Dupont Circle, #800Washington DC, 20036  August 4, 2015 President Barack ObamaThe White House1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NWWashington, DC...
Coalition Letter to President Obama Calling for OER Policy Alex Fielding    Download PDF as submitted August 4, 2015Download PDF with current list of signatories Sign the letterISKME press release 21 Dupont Circle, #800Washington DC, 20036  August 4, 2015 President Barack ObamaThe White House1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NWWashington, DC...