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Open educational resources (OER)

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Article insidehighered.com

Advocates develop framework for stewardship of open educational resources | Inside Higher Ed


Concerned about commercial publishers profiting from open educational resources, a group of advocates wants organizations and individuals that benefit from OER to think about gi...

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Article edsurge.com

OER Had Its Breakthrough in 2017 | EdSurge News - EdSurge (2017)


Next Year, It Will Become an Essential Teaching Tool "Open educational resources (OER) have long been touted as “the next big thing” in higher education, but the drawn-out hy...

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Article edsurge.com

From Silos to Sharing: Why Are Open Educational Resources Still So Hard to Find? | EdSurge News - EdSurge (2016)


"For over a decade, plenty of time and dollars have been poured into efforts encouraging the use of open educational resources (OER). In 2007 the Hewlett Foundation’s funding he...

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Article edsurge.com

38 Community Colleges Share What It Takes to Launch an OER Degree Program | EdSurge News - EdSurge (2017)


"The college affordability crisis has gained much attention in recent years, yet prices continue to climb. Tuition increased 89 percent from 2002 to 2012, and textbook prices—wh...

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Article edsurge.com

OER Pioneer Predicts All Community Colleges Will Dump Traditional Textbooks | EdSurge News - EdSurge (2017)


"It’s popular to predict the death of the textbook—and these days even textbook providers seem eager to move away from their age-old publishing model. Perhaps we’re in the zombi...

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Article edsurge.com

What Does ‘Open’ Really Mean? | EdSurge News - EdSurge (2016)


Editor’s note: This post was first published on Wiley’s blog in response to an EdSurge story. "EdSurge published an opinion piece by Stephen Laster, the Chief Digital Officer...

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The Future of Education Isn’t Free. It’s Open. | EdSurge News - EdSurge (2016)


"Listening to the political debates about education in the United States, you might get the mistaken impression that nothing is changing other than costs going up and performanc...

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Article edsurge.com

Amazon Launches 'Inspire,' a Free Education Resource Search Platform for Educators | EdSurge News - EdSurge (2016)


Back in February, an EdWeek Market brief reported that Amazon Education was starting to beta-test a new platform with educators, helping teachers ...

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Article edsurge.com

Amazon’s Education Hub, Amazon Inspire, Has Quietly Restored ‘Sharing’ Function | EdSurge - EdSurge (2018)


Amazon has quietly re-opened a previously-controversial sharing feature that allows allow anyone to add to its directory of online educational ... "Leaders of school district...

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Article edscoop.com

Textbook savings add momentum to Oregon higher ed OER program - EdScoop


An initiative worked so well in the state's community colleges that Oregon plans to expand it to public universities.

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Article ctl.yale.edu

Open Educational Resources | YALE Center for Teaching and Learning


"A variety of OERs exist for instructors to consider as they seek to provide their students with more resources, active instruction, and lower costs (see Examples). The Yale Uni...

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Article aimath.org

Approved Open Math Textbooks | American Inst. of Mathematics


The list below groups open textbooks by course title. All the books have been judged to meet the evaluation criteria set by the AIM editorial board.

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Article marketbrief.edweek.org

Big ‘Open’ Educational Resources Provider Joins Forces With Microsoft - Market Brief (2018)


The curriculum provider Open Up Resources will have its curriculum -- which is created on an open license -- distributed through Microsoft 365.

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Article edsurge.com

Can a For-Profit, Venture-Backed Company Keep OER Free—and Be Financially Sustainable? - EdSurge (2018)


From 2006 to 2016, the cost of textbooks increased by 88 percent, more than than nearly any other college student expense—including tuition and fees ...

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