The Colorado Open Educational Resources Council in their November 2017 report states: "Open Educational Resources (OER) are freely available online teaching and learning materials accessible to students, instructors and self-learners. Contained in digital media collections from around the world, examples of OER include full courses, lectures, quizzes, classroom activities, pedagogical materials and many other assets."
Improves course grades and decrease DFW rates at greater rates for students who receive Pell grants, part-time students and populations historically underserved by higher education 
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These OER Champions are at various stages in adopting OER and are a valuable on-campus resource.
Christopher D. Zaleski
Theatre Arts & Dance
Kelly Jo Eldredge
Karen Neville, Library Director, Open Education Ambassador