A New Study Found OER to Match and Even Outperform a Commercial Textbook

By Henry Kronk April 21, 2018

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“The students assigned the commercial textbook reported spending a significantly greater number of hours per week studying for the course than students in either of the open textbook conditions, a difference that might be traced to the greater amount of time per week that students assigned the commercial textbook also reported spending reviewing lecture material.”

Top Hat’s OER Platform Just Got a Little More Open

By Henry Kronk April 12, 2018

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“In the Top Hat Marketplace you can find over 20,000 course materials, ranging from textbooks all the way to individual question packs. 90% of the content is free. The rest is available at a fraction of traditional publishers’ costs.”