WHAT IS M.O.S.T.?

The Maryland Open Source Textbook (M.O.S.T.) initiative supports long-term, statewide scaling and sustainability of open educational resources (OER) to increase access, affordability, and achievement for Maryland higher education students.

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Find Existing OER

Explore the M.O.S.T. Course Hub and other sources to find high-quality OER for your course.

FIND EXISTING OER

Create OER

Find resources to adapt existing OER to fit your specific needs or create new OER content.

CREATE OER

Teach Using OER

Learn how to implement OER in your course. Discover ways to capture student learning data and use it to improve course materials to increase student success.

TEACH USING OER

THE M.O.S.T. IMPACT


A Sparkler in the Darkness

159

From Spring 2014 – Fall 2019, 159 courses at 24 institutions across Maryland switched to OER.

65,000

Since Spring 2014, M.O.S.T. has impacted over 65,000 students.

$10.4M

M.O.S.T. has saved students $10.4 million in cumulative textbook costs.

$143

Students impacted by M.O.S.T. saved an average of $143 per course.

THE M.O.S.T. IMPACT


A Sparkler in the Darkness

159

From Spring 2014 – Fall 2019, 159 courses at 24 institutions across Maryland switched to OER.

65,000

Since Spring 2014, M.O.S.T. has impacted over 65,000 students.

$10.4M

M.O.S.T. has saved students $10.4 million in cumulative textbook costs.

$143

Students impacted by M.O.S.T. saved an average of $143 per course.

WHY OER?

Learn how openly licensed, fully accessible materials can help us increase affordability, access, and achievement for learners.

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