This was another research presentation. Diane Ryan, an academic dean from Tidewater Community College shared her dissertation results. It focused on the retention and completion results of four courses using open educational resources.
In this panel presentation, members of Ohio State University explored the impact that the introduction of Open Educational Resources (OER) had on course design.
Ahrash Bissell, President for Monterey Institute for Technology and Education, discussed strategies that the NROC Project and EdReady were taking to help personalized learning paths using Open Educational Resources.
Scott Kersey, Professor of Mathematics at Georgia Southern University shared his experiences of using open source content for a STEM majors calculus course. His research compared OER students (OpenStax Calculus and WeBWork) versus non-OER students (Thomas’ Calculus and MyMathLab).
Debshila Basu Mallick, a postdoctoral research associate at OpenStax discussed the effect OER has on learning performance. She shared a study on the impact of remixing an open textbook.