The Evidence Towards Impact: The Maricopa Millions OER Project

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Published on May 6, 2014

Author: OCWConsortium

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The Maricopa Millions Project is designed to scale OER usage throughout the ten-college district by remixing and adapting current models from across the country and world. A steering committee has been established to develop and implement a comprehensive strategic plan to save our students $5 million over 5 years in textbooks and course materials.

The Evidence Towards Impact: The Maricopa Millions OER Project Dr. Lisa Young Scottsdale Community College Paul Golisch Paradise Valley Community College

Maricopa Community Colleges Phoenix, Arizona 10 Colleges 37 Associate Degrees Over 10,000 Courses Nearly 10,000 Employees More than 250,000 Students

Costs for a Class (3 credit hours) Tuition Textbooks$243 $100 Maricopa Community Colleges

http://www.sdsubookstore.com/Bookstore/Textbooks/PricingPolicy/ WheretheNewTextbookDollarGoes/tabid/143/Default.aspx

openstaxcollege.org OER Example: OpenStax College

Members in CCCOER Senators and Congressmen sponsoring the Affordable College Textbook Act The National OER Scene Some Notable OER Projects

http://www.sparc.arl.org/sites/default/files/Affordable%20College%20Textbook%20Act.pdf The Affordable College Textbook Act S. 1704 (Durbin-Franken) H.R. 3538 (Hinojosa-Miller) Sen. Al Franken (MN) Sen. Dick Durbin (IL) Rep. Rubén Hinojosa (TX) Rep. George Miller (CA) •  Creates a grant program to support pilot programs at colleges and universities •  Ensures that materials created will be freely and easily accessible to the public •  Requires entities who receive funds to complete a report on the program effectiveness •  Requires the Government Accountability Office to provide an updated report on the price trends of college textbooks

How OER in MCCCD started…

OER Roots in the Maricopa Community Colleges Scottsdale Community College Videos, Workbooks, & Hosting Phoenix College Videos & Textbooks Paradise Valley CC Adoption & Collaboration 10 Colleges

OER Example: MyOpenMath www.myopenmath.com

Photo by spettacolopuro - Creative Commons Attribution License http://www.flickr.com/photos/24113168@N03 Created with Haiku Deck

Paradise Valley Community College Survey of Math Students – Spring 2013

Only 6.3% would not recommend the open materials to their classmates Scottsdale Community College Survey of Math Students - Fall 2012 score.scottsdalecc.edu sccmath.wordpress.com

Views during March 2014 www.mathispower4u.com Over 28,000 hours of viewing

Let the scaling begin …

Library Faculty

•  Presentations •  Call for OER Grants •  Dialogue Days •  Department Meetings •  “Water Cooler” Discussions •  Promotional Items •  CTLs •  College Libraries •  Candy http://www.skmurphy.com/startup-stages/scaling-up-stage/ Creating OER Awareness and Increasing Adoption

Phase 1 (Pilot in Fall 2014) English Composition I English Composition II Developmental Reading Phase 2 (Pilot in Spring 2015) Fundamental Chemistry College Success Class Course Materials: a)  No Cost OR b)  Low Cost (less than $40)

The 4 Rs of OER

$100 per student € 72 per student 20 students per class

Spring 2014 ----------------- $1,483,175 ($818,000) € 1,072,899 so far

Let’s hear from the students…

“Open Educational Resources allow everyone in class to have all the materials on day one.” Manuel Ordoñez Major: Business

$185 €134 Dad, I thought you said the textbook would be free!

Student Interviews

lisa.young@scottsdalecc.edu @lcbyoung paul.golisch@paradisevalley.edu @pgolisch www.maricopa.edu/oer Questions?

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