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Open Educational Resources (OER) in the Classroom

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Additional Resources for Open Educational Resources


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"Extensive use of OER will enable students to have access to more dynamic learning tools and a richer academic experience at a cost that will help more students complete their studies."   - Dr. Karen A. Stout, President and CEO of Achieving the Dream

Open educational resource initiatives have been created to help guide colleges through effectively implementing open educational resources. Their focus is to create student academic success by making college more affordable, using free or reduced-cost open educational resources.

OER Challenge

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Key Resource: Lone Star College- North Harris OER ChallengeThe challenge is being sponsored by the LSC-North Harris Library and LSC-Online, with collaboration from Faculty Staff Center and Adjunct Center of Excellence.


Achieving the Dream
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Key Resource:  Achieving the Dream- Achieving the Dream is a comprehensive non-governmental reform movement for student success. Together with our network of higher ed institutions, coaches and advisors, state policy teams, investors and partners, we are helping more than 4 million community college students have a better economic opportunity and achieve their dreams.


OER Institutional Partnership Program

Key Resource: OpenStax OER Institutional Partnership Program-  OpenStax is excited to announce a new version of our Open Educational Resource Institutional Partnership Program, designed to provide you with guidance to greatly increase the use of OER on your campus and to create a networking community!