These findings are from faculty and administrators at participating colleges in Achieving the Dream’s OER Degree Initiative after the first full semester of the grant was completed.

“What Does It Take to Launch an OER Degree? 

Developing an OER degree involves a broader set of institutional investments in course development and infrastructure than supporting individual faculty-led OER course conversions. This investment involves a coordinated planning process, modifying institutional systems to identify OER in course catalogues and possibly charge per-course fees, and enlisting the assistance of non-instructional support and advising staff.”

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Launching OER Degree Pathways: An Early Snapshot of Achieving the Dream’s OER Degree Initiative and Emerging Lessons, …