A Framework for Continuous Improvement of OER

By David Wiley, Chief Academic Officer

The potential of the “data revolution” in teaching and learning, just as in other sectors, is to create much more timely feedback loops for tracking the effectiveness of a complex system. In a field where feedback is already well established as a vital process for both […]

Using OER Can Boost Tuition Revenue

At Virginia’s Tidewater Community College (TCC), OER courses in TCC’s “Z-Degree” program have lower withdrawal rates compared to those using commercial materials. Students in “Z-courses” also register for more credits than their counterparts who are not taking OER courses. As a result of findings from the following study, TCC uses the incremental tuition revenue retained when […]

January 30th, 2017|Research|0 Comments