coup framework, oer, open educational resources, cost outcomes usage perceptions


The COUP Framework is the Open Education Group’s approach to studying the impact of open educational resources (like open textbooks) and open pedagogy in secondary and post-secondary education. COUP stands for Cost, Outcomes, Usage, and Perceptions.

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