Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
How OER Can Support Equity Practices in Higher Education: Lessons from a 3-year Study - Pamela Baker, Every Learner - Everywhere
Monday, August 29, 2022
Yavapai College leads a consortium of eight Arizona community colleges with $2 million in shared grant funds to battle pricey textbook costs - Tyler Rumsey, Yavapai College
Sunday, August 28, 2022
Community College District Receives $975K Grant to Expand Use of Free Online Textbooks - Elizabeth Ireland, Times of San Diego
The grant money will be used to develop more zero-textbook-cost courses, which use digital materials that are free to students. Textbook prices, which have risen more than 800% since 1978, can be a prohibitive cost for many students, who on average spend about $1,200 a year for textbooks.
Saturday, August 27, 2022
Friday, August 26, 2022
Thursday, August 25, 2022
Immaculata Works to Replace Costly Textbooks by Providing Affordable Learning Resources Through Grants - Leah Mikulich, Vista Today
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Education - Open, Distance, and Digital Non-formal Education in Developing Countries Sanjaya Mishra & Pradeep K. Misra
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Monday, August 22, 2022
Can open-source technologies support open societies? - Victoria Welborn and George Ingram, Brookings
Sunday, August 21, 2022
In a deal announced this week, OpenStax, the open educational resource initiative at Rice University, will publish the 10th edition of John McMurry’s organic chemistry textbook.That may not sound like a big deal, but it is. This one textbook deal may change the way textbooks and other education materials are made and used and could also have a big impact on publishing, teaching and even the cost of going to college.
Saturday, August 20, 2022
Friday, August 19, 2022
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Smart Ways to Use Tech Solutions to Pursue Higher Education - Mihai-Alexandru Cristea, Business Review
Monday, August 15, 2022
What a Homework Help Site’s Move to Host Open Educational Resources Could Mean - Daniel Mollenkamp, EdSurge
Sunday, August 14, 2022
Second edition of pioneering linguistics e-textbook emphasizes accessibility and diversity - Sara Laux, Brighter World (McMaster)
Saturday, August 13, 2022
Textbook publisher: NFTs will let us squeeze even more money out of students - Adi Robertson, the Verge
Friday, August 12, 2022
Thursday, August 11, 2022
JOERHE is Now Accepting Proposals to Review OER Content! - Journal of Open Educational Resources in Higher Education
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
This is a massive collection of links to OER materials. Click through the menus to more specifict resources in each discipline.
Monday, August 8, 2022
Sunday, August 7, 2022
To combat this issue, MTSU faculty members are using information already available free to the public or writing and publishing their own materials. In total, more than 70 faculty members in 25 different courses used OER in the most recent academic year. Stone said that the free materials are just as high-quality as their expensive counterparts. OER materials are available to students on the first day of class, ensuring students don’t fall behind..
Saturday, August 6, 2022
Friday, August 5, 2022
The study aims to map the current preconceptions and behavioral determinants that influence academics' engagement with Open Educational Resources (OER) in India. The key objectives of this research were to examine teachers' attitudes towards OER in selected Indian universities, establish teacher perspectives on OER use in order to establish the uptake of OER in India, identify barriers to the creation and use of OER in India, identify the factors motivating teachers' uptake of OER in India, analyze teachers' perceptions of quality of OER in India, and investigate relationships amongst teachers' attitudes, motivation, perceptions of quality and barriers to the use of OER.