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"The use of Open Educational Resources (OER) has the potential to make significant impact upon medical education, but the understanding, use and opinions of OER amongst Australian medical students has not been described in the literature. In order to understand these factors, students and staff within the School of Medicine at University of Tasmania were surveyed."
"This case study explores the informal learning strategies adopted by students who rely on OERs to fill a gap in their understanding of the subject matter presented in large classes. Students in large classes sometimes face the particular challenge of a less personalised learning experience."
"In 2015 USQ for the first time introduced an Open Textbook Initiative. The goal of the Initiative is to encourage USQ academics to experiment and find new, better and less costly ways to deliver learning materials to their students."