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Open Educational Resources (OER)

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CSI Savings 2018/19

CSI students saved $400,000 in 2018/19 In 2018/19, CSI students in 8 departments saved nearly $400,000 in textbook costs with Open Educational Resources

  • Core
  • English
  • Finance
  • Media Culture
  • Biology
  • Library Science
  • Economics
  • Astronomy

CSI savings 2017/18

OER savings for 2017/2018Using OER, CSI students saved $330,600 in 2017/2018

Departments listed:

  • English
  • Biology
  • Economics
  • Library Science
  • Media Culture

OER at CUNY

CUNY-wide savings 2017-2018

Savings and benefits from CUNY's zero textbook cost programStatistics demonstrating the benefit of CUNY's Zero Textbook Cost program:

  • 2,800 new sections across CUNY converted from expensive, proprietary materials to open educational resources
  • 76,000 students impacted by experiencing a course using OER
  • students saved $9.5 million from Fall 2017 to Fall 2018
  • $2.38 in savings for every $1 of NYS funding.