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OER Advocacy Overview

Open Education Resources are fairly new on the education scene and in order to get more educators, schools, and students to use them there is a fair amount of advocacy on the topic to do. This section offers resources on OER advocacy including topics like why open education matters, projects that are advocating for open source materials, and research on the success of OER programs.

Open Education Advocacy Resources

Advocacy Videos


Open Educational Resources are free and openly licensed textbooks and other course materials that students can use to push back against rising textbook costs.

Hypothetically advocating for open access to the Department of Undergraduate Research at the University of Utah

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