Instructor A&OER Survey 2019
Online Survey – approximately 10 minutes
Open to MU faculty and graduate instructors. Please take this anonymous survey to help The UM System’s Affordable & Open Educational Resources (A&OER) learn more about instructor approaches and practices for the selection of teaching materials. The data received from this survey will be used to formulate new strategies for supporting teaching and learning at the University of Missouri. Survey is open until May 20, 2019.
Survey URL: https://missouri.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0lnuNvcUuysg6G1
Interested in finding or creating OER? Just curious to learn more about OER?
What is OER?
Open Educational Resources (OER) are FREE and OPENLY LICENSED educational materials that can be used for teaching, learning, research, and other purposes.
Why does A&OER matter?
Adopting free or low-cost textbooks and digital course materials helps Mizzou control the cost of educational resources. Here are some facts about the textbook affordability in the nation and at Mizzou.
- According to a report from American Enterprise Institute, from 1998 to 2016, college textbook prices have increased by 90% while recreational book prices have fallen by more than 35%.
- Due to the high costs of course materials at Mizzou, 75% of students have delayed purchasing a required textbook.
- 13% of students have considered leaving Mizzou because they couldn’t afford course materials.