- Use of OER remains consistent but low, with little increase seen over time; 50 percent reported that they "Currently use" OER content in online courses in 2011, while 49 percent reported that they "Currently use" OER material in 2009
- More than 50 percent of chief academic leaders have a very positive view of OER material and its potential value to their institution
- Chief Academic Officers and faculty report that key barriers to adopting OER are the lack of a single, comprehensive catalog of content, difficulty finding content, and concerns about time and energy spent selecting and evaluating the material
- Public non-profit institutions are most aware of OER material; nearly 60 percent report being "Aware" or "Very aware"
- Open Education Resources are not well known among chief academic officers; one-half are either "Not aware" or are only "Somewhat aware"
Chief Academic Officers And Faculty Survey Finds Use Of Open Educational Resources Remains Consistent But Low
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