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Peer Review of Digital Texts - open or closed?

Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy will come out in print sometime next year from NYU Press, but i…

Started by Judy Baker in Perspectives from Academic Leaders

1 Oct 23, 2009
Reply by Judy Baker

Thought everyone might like to know about this survey being sent to Florida Higher Education Faculty

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=pMoOLNUI_2fjsKaepgzDhEwg_3d_3d from: Ms. Susie Henderson Associate Executive Director, Florida Dis…

Started by Nelly Cardinale in Perspectives from Academic Leaders

0 Oct 12, 2009

Nomination of “Smarthistory: Art History Conversation”

Nomination of “Smarthistory: Art History Conversation”, by Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker. We are nominating this “web-based textbo…

Started by Bill Buxton in Business Models for Textbooks

0 Oct 9, 2009

Collaborative Statistics Nominated for Academic Recognition

Nomination of “Collaborative Statistics”, by Barbara Illowsky, PhD. and Susan Dean. Jacky Hood nominated this web textbook for the 2010 Wi…

Started by Bill Buxton in Review of Open Textbook: Collaborative Statistics

0 Oct 9, 2009

Future of Education Roundtable including Under Secretary of Education/OER advocate

Martha Kanter, Under Secretary of Education & OER advocate, participated in a roundtable discussion about the future of education at th…

Started by Jacky Hood in Perspectives from Academic Leaders

0 Sep 28, 2009

College Copyright Policies - Different for OER materials?

I would like to get some information from members about their college's copyright policy as related to OER materials. Here at Houston Comm…

Started by Lorah Gough in Perspectives from Academic Leaders

2 Sep 24, 2009
Reply by Barbara Illowsky

Textbooks in Teaching and Learning

This article, titled "Textbooks in Teaching and Learning" provides an analysis of how faculty adn students perceive and use textbooks from…

Started by Judy Baker in Perspectives from Academic Leaders

1 Sep 24, 2009
Reply by Barbara Illowsky

Business Models for Supporting OER

This paper, titled "Good intentions: improving the evidence base in support of sharing learning materials," provides a very detailed analys…

Started by Judy Baker in Review of Open Textbook: Collaborative Statistics

0 Sep 23, 2009

Math for liberal arts major text

I'm happy to announce the first edition release of a "survey of math" textbook appropriate for college level math courses targeted towards…

Started by David Lippman in Recommend an Open Textbook for Review

1 Sep 3, 2009
Reply by Judy Baker

Bookstore issues

I posed this question as a reply to an earlier discussion, but think this might warrant its own discussion. How do people using open texts…

Started by David Lippman in Myths about Open Textbooks

2 Sep 3, 2009
Reply by Margaret Horner

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