A selection of readings and reports compiled for those working on mixed OER and affordable course material programs.
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Petrides, L., Levin, D., & Watson, E. (2018). Toward a sustainable OER ecosystem: The case for OER stewardship. The CARE Framework.
Bendo, A. & Evans, G. (2019). OhioLINK’s Affordable Learning Initiatives – Making a Collaborative Commitment to Affordability for Students, Collaborative Librarianship: Vol. 11: Iss. 3, Article 3.
Croteau, E. (2017). Measures of student success with textbook transformations: the Affordable Learning Georgia Initiative. Open Praxis, 9(1), 93-108. International Council for Open and Distance Education.
Cullier, C. (2018). Inclusive Access: Who, What, When, Where, How, and Why? In Jensen, K. & Nackerud, S. (Eds.) The Evolution of Affordable Content Efforts in the Higher Education Environment: Programs, Case Studies, and Examples. University of Minnesota Libraries.
Elder, A.K. (2022). Talking about OER. In Elder, A.K., Buck, S., Gallant, J., Seiferle-Valencia, M., & Ashok, A. (Eds.), The OER Starter Kit for Program Managers. Rebus Community.
Lang, J., Salem, J.A., & Sparrow, J. (2018). The Open and Affordable Course Material Initiative at Penn State. In Jensen, K. & Nackerud, S. (Eds.) The Evolution of Affordable Content Efforts in the Higher Education Environment: Programs, Case Studies, and Examples. University of Minnesota Libraries.
Parker, D. (2019). Blurring Lines — Open Educational Resources: The Rise of the Library and Navigating the “Spectrum of Affordability”- An Interview with Steven J. Bell, Associate University Librarian for Research and Instructional Services, Temple University. Against the Grain 31 (2): Article 18.
Pierce, M. (2016). Looking at OER with a Critical Eye: Strengthening OER Initiatives by Focusing on Student Learning. Community & Junior College Libraries 22 (1): 11-17.
West, Q. (2015). Crafting a Message. In McKernan, R., Skirko, T., West, Q. (Eds.), Librarians as Open Education Advocates. Library as Open Education Leaders: Pressbooks.
Inclusiveaccess.org. (n.d.) Inclusive Access.
Butterfield, B., & Cuillier, C. (2021). Inclusive access talking points. Open Education Network.
Jensen, K., & Nackerud, S. (2018). The evolution of affordable content efforts in higher education: programs, case studies, and examples. University of Minnesota Libraries.