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Friday, November 4 • 10:55am - 11:20am
Open Math Adoption in Elementary Schools: An Empirical Study

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To date, very little research has been done K12 adoption on open education. We will focus on OER adoption in two school districts in the state of Washington. We compared 5,242 students who used EnagageNY Math with 6,552 students in comparable districts who used traditional curriculum. In a quasi-experimental study involving multiple regression analysis, we compared end-of-year test scores for these students. Even after controlling for socioeconomic factors, there were no statistically significant differences between the two groups.

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John Hilton III

Professor, Brigham Young University
I began researching issues related to OER in 2008. I'm passionate about increasing OER research - especially research related to efficacy and student perceptions. See http://openedgroup.org/review.
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Barbara Soots

Open Educational Resources Manager, OSPI
In her role as Open Educational Resources (OER) Program Manager at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) in Washington, Barbara Soots implements state legislation directing collection of K–12 OER resources aligned to state learning standards and promotion of... Read More →
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David Wiley

Co-Founder and Chief Academic Officer, Lumen Learning
I've spent over 20 years creating, clarifying, elaborating, and evangelizing the core ideas of open education to students, faculty, institutions, companies, and governments. I've also worked to place a solid foundation of empirical research beneath these core ideas. Now, my colleagues... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 10:55am - 11:20am EDT
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