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OER: Making Education Affordable

Open Educational Resources combined with empowered teaching and confident learning can lower student costs and elevate performance. But with millions of OER to choose from, how do we make sure these resources are selected and used effectively? 

Simple. Combine OER with powerful technology.

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Did you know 1 in 5 college students has skipped or deferred a class due to cost? OER may be the solution.

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Journey to OER Podcast Series

Throughout this series, we chatted with instructors about their personal journeys with Open Educational Resources. From these podcasts, you’ll come out with a great sense of how they learned about OER, what it took to build an OER course and how it’s impacted their students – and more!


Bringing Value to OER

The rise of OER and digital learning tools, paired together, can create powerful and
affordable options for students and instructors. Cengage adds value to OER by complementing it with:

Curated content

Instructor resources

Assessment

Proven technology

 If you are interested in OER, also explore these options:

Designing an OER-enabled course can be daunting. The time required to search for quality materials can be significant—and even then, you can’t guarantee the content will align with your course objectives. Whether you’re looking to retain, reuse, revise, remix or redistribute content, Cengage can help. Our General Education Course Suite powered by Learning Objects combines Cengage-developed content with CC BY content from OpenStax—in one digital platform. Partner with us and empower your faculty to innovate with purposeful, curated content aligned to their course goals. 

WebAssign is an online instructional solution for mathematics, statistics, physics and chemistry. Through our partnership with OpenStax, WebAssign supports free peer-reviewed, high-quality academic content across multiple disciplines. Each OpenStax course features a complete digital textbook, a bank of text-specific questions, additional open education resources and the ability for instructors to create and add their own content.

MindTap ACE is the affordable, curated and effective solution for teaching and learning with OER. It’s a combination of carefully curated OER and Cengage content, all in a customizable digital environment proven to improve outcomes.