An interesting research article titled “The Impact of Open Educational Resources on Various Student Success Metrics”  by  Colvard, Edward Watson, and Park was recently published in the International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.  It discusses the impact of open education resources (OERs) on student success.  They found that OERs not only save students money, but they also improve end-of-course grades and decrease DFW rates.  The full article is available online.