Open Textbooks: Access, Affordability, and Academic Success

Dr. Eric Landquist, Dan Stafford & Melody Diehl Detar | Kutztown University, Duquesne University The advantages of adopting open educational resources (OERs) are deeper than merely reducing the costs incurred by students. OERs increase the accessibility of higher education and have been shown to improve academic success rates. In this talk, we’ll cover motivations for using OERs, how to find potentially suitable OERs for your courses, and explain additional Professional Development opportunities through the Open Textbook Network.