Open Access Book

Marking Open and Affordable Courses

Marking Open and Affordable Courses: Best Practices and Case Studies is a peer-reviewed book designed to help institutions communicate the use of open and affordable educational resources. It was collaboratively authored using open source tools and open processes. Read the backstory in “Making Marking from Rebus Community Reports by Donna Langille.

What People Are Saying About Marking

This project is emblematic of what open education leadership is: identifying a challenge, taking action to address that challenge, then engaging collaborators and the community to broaden the impact—leveraging effective open educational practices in the process.

― Nicole Allen, Director of Open Education, SPARC

Marking Open and Affordable Courses: Best Practices and Case Studies has been widely heralded since its publication this summer and will have enormous utility to educators across the country.

― Dr. Rebecca Karoff, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Texas System

Selected Publications

Creating Learning Opportunities in Open Education

This chapter published in OER: A Field Guide for Academic Librarians explores open education’s connection to information literacy and librarians’ long history of teaching within higher education. More

Experiential Learning and Open Education

This chapter presents the results of an open textbook accessibility evaluation project undertaken by Ciara Turner during a Disability Studies internship at the University of Texas at Arlington. More

Image of Research

This chapter co-authored with Merinda Kaye Hensley for Undergraduate Research and the Academic Librarian presents lessons learned from a multidisciplinary competition designed to celebrate undergraduate contributions to research. More

Noun Project Icons [color adjusted]: Open by priyanka is CC BY; Screen reader by Mark Caron is in the public domain; Research by Adrien Coquet is CC BY