Save Students a Billion Dollars (#opened13 Keynote)

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Save Students a Billion Dollars (#opened13 Keynote)

  1. 1. Save Students a Billion Dollars #OpenEd13 @opencontent @txtbks
  2. 2. K-12 Savings Calculated based on actual costs and number of students served
  3. 3. Higher Education Savings More complicated
  4. 4. Higher Ed Savings Estimates $116.60 (Tacoma Community College 2013) $107.34 (Student PIRGs 2010) $101.69 (Student PIRGs 2011) $95.95 (Student PIRGs 2013) $90.61 (Project Kaleidoscope 2013) https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YikQJFigkv_AMmOw0C_E6i53UQ8UbAuDxnsZrIzfiFU/edit http://www.studentpirgs.org/reports/cover-cover-solution http://www.studentpirgs.org/resources/cost-analysis-open-course-library http://www.studentpirgs.org/resources/updated-cost-analysis-open-course-library to be published
  5. 5. Higher Education Savings Students Served by “Displacing Adoptions” x $100
  6. 6. How much have we saved students so far?
  7. 7. Open Learning Initiative Carnegie Mellon University Norman Bier
  8. 8. oli.cmu.edu
  9. 9. Project Description • Open, scientifically-based online learning environments based on the integration of technology and the science of learning with teaching. • OLI is designed to simultaneously improve learning and facilitate learning research. • Although most of these materials are original works, OLI uses existing OER that is well-aligned with course learning objectives. • CC-licensed materials from Flatworld, OpenStax and others have been incorporated into OLI courses.
  10. 10. Total number of students served 106,963
  11. 11. Total amount students saved $10,696,300
  12. 12. $10,696,300
  13. 13. Flat World Knowledge David Wiley
  14. 14. www.flatworldknowledge.com
  15. 15. Project Description • Flat World Knowledge was founded in 2007 as a commercial publisher of open textbooks. • Published more than 100 open textbooks under CC BY-NC-SA license, offering a free online version and enhanced products for purchase, such as study tools and hardcopies. • As of January 1, 2013 stopped offering free online versions of its textbooks.
  16. 16. Total number of students served 479,471
  17. 17. Total amount students saved $47,947,100
  18. 18. $58,643,400
  19. 19. The Center for ComputerAssisted Legal Instruction (CALI): eLangdell Press Sarah Glassmeyer
  20. 20. http://elangdell.cali.org
  21. 21. Project Description CALI hires law professors to write our casebooks. Law school casebooks are primarily made of edited public domain court cases, but also have explanatory materials and journal excerpts.
  22. 22. Total number of students served 675
  23. 23. Total amount students saved $67,500
  24. 24. $58,710,900
  25. 25. Open Course Library Connie Broughton
  26. 26. http://opencourselibrary.org
  27. 27. Project Description • The Open Course Library includes expertly developed educational materials – including textbooks, syllabi, course activities, readings, and assessments – in 81 high-enrollment college courses. • Faculty course designers from the Washington community and technical colleges were selected through a competitive bid process. They worked with instructional designers, librarians, and other support staff to find publisher and existing open educational materials and to create new open materials to provide a complete course that costs students $30 or less for textbooks. • Unless otherwise noted, all materials are shared under a Creative Commons (CC BY) license.
  28. 28. Total number of students served 57,114
  29. 29. Total amount students saved $5,711,400
  30. 30. $64,422,300
  31. 31. OpenStax College / Connexions / Rice University David Harris Editor in Chief
  32. 32. http://openstaxcollege.org
  33. 33. Project Description • • • • • • High Quality OER 2.0 Sourced from Scholars and Subject Matter Experts Peer Reviewed Professionally Developed Acquired and Built from Scratch Target 25 high impact courses
  34. 34. Total number of students served 50,983
  35. 35. Total amount students saved $5,098,300
  36. 36. $69,520,600
  37. 37. Scottsdale Community College Math Department Donna Gaudet Department Chair
  38. 38. http://sccmath.wordpress.com
  39. 39. Project Description • 6 math courses offered using only OER – arithmetic through PreCalculus • Workbooks/videos developed locally • Textbooks adapted/adopted from CK12 or other external OER resources
  40. 40. Total number of students served 6,550
  41. 41. Total amount students saved $655,000
  42. 42. $70,175,600
  43. 43. Lumen Learning Kim Thanos
  44. 44. (Logo) http://lumenlearning.com/
  45. 45. Project Description • Red Hat for OER • Support and services to help institutions use OER sustainably and effectively
  46. 46. Total number of students served 13,000
  47. 47. Total amount students saved $1,300,000
  48. 48. $71,475,600
  49. 49. University of Minnesota Open Textbook Library David Ernst Chief Information Officer College of Education & Human Development
  50. 50. open.umn.edu
  51. 51. Project Description • Catalog of more than 100 open textbooks curated based on criteria • Stipends paid to 9 faculty to review open textbooks, 7 adopted • “On the ground” expertise to to help other institutions with open textbook initiatives
  52. 52. Project Description • Catalog of more than 100 open textbooks curated based on criteria. • Stipends paid to 9 faculty to review open textbooks, 7 adopted. • “On the ground” expertise to to help other institutions with open textbook initiatives.
  53. 53. Total number of students served 1,107
  54. 54. Total amount students saved $110,700
  55. 55. $71,586,300
  56. 56. Tacoma Community College Liberate$250K Quill West
  57. 57. (Logo) (URL)
  58. 58. Project Description • The OER Project invites faculty members and students at TCC to work together in choosing and using materials that are free or low cost. • The overall project goal is to increase student learning opportunities by using materials that give teachers the freedom to adapt resources as necessary while saving students money.
  59. 59. Total number of students served 3,665
  60. 60. Total amount students saved $366,500
  61. 61. $71,952,800
  62. 62. The Virginia Community College System Dr. Richard Sebastian Director of Teaching & Learning Technologies
  63. 63. http://www.vccs.edu
  64. 64. Project Description • The Chancellor’s OER Adoption Grant offered grantees a $3000 stipend to identify, review, and customize existing high quality OER to incorporate as the only required material in their course. • VCCS faculty of 12 highest enrollment VCCS courses eligible • Grantees are required to pilot these free materials in a minimum of one section of the course for two semesters during the 2013-14 academic year
  65. 65. Total number of students served 520
  66. 66. Total amount students saved $52,000
  67. 67. $72,004,800
  68. 68. OER-Based General Education Certificate Program at NOVA Wm. Preston Davis, Ed.D. Director of Instructional Services Northern Virginia Community College
  69. 69. eli.nvcc.edu
  70. 70. Project Description • Offering twelve (12) textbook-free courses Fall 2013. • Librarians and Instructional Designers help faculty identify existing OER and/or create new openly licensed OER course content to improve teaching and learning outcomes. • Phase 2 will develop ten (10) additional OER courses leading to an all OER AS in General Studies degree option starting Fall 2014.
  71. 71. Total number of students served 1,220
  72. 72. Total amount students saved $122,000
  73. 73. $72,126,800
  74. 74. “Z Degree” Tidewater Community College Linda S. Williams, Professor Business Administration
  75. 75. www.tcc.edu
  76. 76. Project Description • A student enrolling at TCC can complete their A.S. in Business Administration and expend $0 on textbooks. • 21 Courses created by a 13-member Faculty Team • TCC has 2,900 students enrolled each fall in this degree
  77. 77. Total number of students served 421
  78. 78. Total amount students saved $42,100
  79. 79. $72,168,900
  80. 80. Utah State Office of Education Sarah Young
  81. 81. http://www.schools.utah.gov/
  82. 82. Project Description • Teacher-aggregated open textbooks for science • Grades 7-12 • Perfectly aligned to state standards • Print on demand
  83. 83. Total number of students served 35,000
  84. 84. Total amount students saved $87,500
  85. 85. $72,256,400
  86. 86. Siyavula Education Mark Horner
  87. 87. www.siyavula.com
  88. 88. Project Description Siyavula is a social enterprise built on community, openness and technology, working to make high quality educational resources available to every learner and teacher in South Africa.
  89. 89. Total number of students served 4,000,000
  90. 90. Total amount students saved $23,500,000
  91. 91. $95,756,400
  92. 92. Other Notable Projects Nicole Allen
  93. 93. Orange Grove Texts Plus Students Served: 5,300 Amount Saved: $530,000 ufdc.ufl.edu/ogt
  94. 94. College of the Canyons Students Served: 5,560 Amount Saved: $556,000 www.canyons.edu
  95. 95. Precalculus by Carl Stitz & Jeff Zeager Students Served: 12,354 Amount Saved: $1,235,400 www.stitz-zeager.com
  96. 96. Collaborative Statistics by Barbara Illowsky & Susan Dean Students Served: 23,000 Amount Saved: $2,300,000 cnx.org/content/col10522
  97. 97. $100,667,800
  98. 98. Save Students a Billion Dollars By #OpenEd18 (15th annual)
  99. 99. $1,000,000,000 $900,000,000 $800,000,000 $700,000,000 $600,000,000 $500,000,000 $400,000,000 $300,000,000 $200,000,000 $100,000,000 $0

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