In response to the high cost of textbooks, difficulties obtaining books, and pressures from the state legislature, a community college ESL program adopted Open Educational Resources (OER) for 9 courses over a six month period, and was officially implemented in fall 2021.This article will cover the benefits of OER, steps of implementation, materials, and lessons learned.
"Embracing the World Beyond Textbooks by Utilizing Open Educational Resources,"
EnglishUSA Journal: Vol. 8, Article 5.
Available at: https://surface.syr.edu/englishusa_journal/vol8/iss1/5