Annual OER Survey: Momentum Continues to Grow as Landscape Evolves – SPARC

“A new report from Bay View Analytics (formerly the Babson Survey Research Group) provides an updated look at the impact of open educational resources on the college textbook landscape. The report, entitled Inflection Point: Educational Resources in U.S. Higher Education, 2019, is the sixth report in a series released over the last decade analyzing faculty attitudes toward course materials. This year’s installment is based on a survey of more than 5,700 faculty and department chairpersons during the 2018-19 academic year. As the title suggests, the report’s primary conclusion is that the market is at a turning point, and new trends are likely to shape the future of course materials….”