UGA OER study shows promise for underserved students

Pell-eligible students enrolled in courses using OER at the University of Georgia not only saw signifiant improvement in course final grades but also lower withdrawal rates.

References:

Colvard, N., Watson, E.,  & Park, H. (2018). The impact of Open Educational Resources [OER] on various student success measures. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Ed. Vol 30, No 2.  http://www.isetl.org/ijtlhe/pdf/IJTLHE3386.pdf