International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning

Volume 18, Number 4, June 2017 Special Issue: Outcomes of Openness: Empirical Reports on the Implementation of OER

Table of contents (17 articles)


Research Articles

  1. Incentivizing the Production and Use of Open Educational Resources in Higher Education Institutions
  2. Tracking the Money for Open Educational Resources in South African basic Education: What We Don’t Know
  3. Open Educational Resources and Student Course Outcomes: A Multilevel Analysis
  4. Exploring Open Educational Resources for College Algebra
  5. A Preliminary Exploration of the Relationships Between Student-Created OER, Sustainability, and Students' Success
  6. Khan Academy as Supplemental Instruction: A Controlled Study of a Computer-Based Mathematics Intervention
  7. The Adoption of an Open Textbook in a Large Physics Course: An Analysis of Cost, Outcomes, Use, and Perceptions
  8. Evaluating NTU’s OpenCourseWare Project with Google Analytics: User Characteristics, Course Preferences, and Usage Patterns
  9. Higher Education Faculty Perceptions of Open Textbook Adoption
  10. Rating the Quality of Open Textbooks: How Reviewer and Text Characteristics Predict Ratings
  11. What Impacts do OER Have on Students? Students Share Their Experiences with a Health Psychology OER at New York City College of Technology
  12. Student Perceptions of College Faculty Who Use OER
  13. Investigating the Perceptions, Use, and Impact of Open Textbooks: A survey of Post-Secondary Students in British Columbia
  14. How Korean Language Arts Teachers Adopt and Adapt Open Educational Resources: A Study of Teachers’ and Students’ Perspectives

Notes From the Field

  1. Cultivating Textbook Alternatives From the Ground Up: One Public University’s Sustainable Model for Open and Alternative Educational Resource Proliferation
  2. The Impact of Enrollment in an OER Course on Student Learning Outcomes


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