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Open Educational Resources

Open Educational Resources (OER) are free and openly licensed educational materials that can be used for teaching, learning, research, and more. This Guide provides information on using OERs in your courses, tools to locate OERs by type and topic.

Savings so far:

Daytona Beach: $126,727.21

Worldwide: $45,405.95

Impact Breakdown

Fall 2020

  • 34 sections using Open and Affordable options
  • Over $36,500 saved in estimated textbook costs
  • Over 1100 students impacted
  • 4 active coursepacks in Scholarly Commons
  • 7 Worldwide courses redesigned, saving over $45,000 so far

2019-2020

  • 75 sections using Open and Affordable options
  • Over $79,000 saved in estimated textbook costs
  • Over 2700 students impacted
  • 6 coursepacks created in Scholarly Commons

2018-2019

  • 30 sections using Open and Affordable options
  • Over $11,000 saved in textbook costs
  • Over 660 students impacted
  • 11 coursepacks created in Scholarly Commons