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The UMSL OER Open Dataset is a collection of data pertaining to Affordable and Open Educational Resources (OER) courses offered at the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL). The dataset includes information such as course names, IDs, instructors, meeting patterns, enrollment numbers, and more. This dataset is not exhaustive, but it does include a helpful data dictionary to help orient researchers, educators, and students to better utilize the dataset to explore potential student cost savings and patterns in affordable and OER course offerings at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Data visualizations of this data can be found at

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Data Dictionary.txt (4 kB)
Orientation document with descriptions of data elements within the dataset.

UMSLaoerDataset-030424.csv (48 kB)
Core UMSL aOER Dataset

UMSLaoerSummer2023-030424.csv (75 kB)
Data Summer 2023

UMSLaoerSpring2024-030424.csv (158 kB)
Data Spring 2023