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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Addressing Access, Affordability, Inclusion, and Teaching Through OER and Open Pedagogy


Open Educational Resources (OER) are gaining popularity at universities and colleges. A growing body of evidence demonstrates the positive effects of OER on student learning and teaching (Hilton 2016). This session provides participants with insights on the impact of OER students’ academic performance as well as teaching, moving the discussion beyond a cost savings argument to demonstrating how OER can encourage more effective teaching practices such as open pedagogy and culturally-inclusive teaching.

Jasmine Roberts
Ms. Jasmine Roberts

School of Communication
The Ohio State University

Jasmine is an Educator, Writer, and Strategic Communication Professional. She joined the School of Communication at Ohio State in 2012, where she teaches in the areas of communication campaigns and strategic communication writing. Roberts is also an open education leader and advocate; she is the author of Writing for Strategic Communication Industries, an openly-licensed textbook and writing guide. She is also a member of the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC). You can follow her on Twitter (@ProfJasmine) or connect with her on LinkedIn.