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ERIC Number: EJ1160677
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Oct
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1531-2542
Evaluating the Impact of Open Educational Resources: A Case Study
Choi, Young Mi; Carpenter, Cathy
portal: Libraries and the Academy, v17 n4 p685-693 Oct 2017
This paper presents a case study of the replacement of a textbook with free to use materials in a class on Human Factors and Ergonomics. Data on exam grades, course grades, and student opinions over a total of five semesters are reported, before and after the implementation. The results show that class performance remained similar before and after. The use of free resources has not appeared to negatively affect learning outcomes. Advantages and challenges to the development and use of free materials are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Georgia
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