Driving Awareness, Adoptions, and Affordability
Subject: [ITACCESS] Federal Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM) Commission
Hi, All – I recently posted a note the EDUCAUSE Washington Update (http://www.educause.edu/Policy/WashingtonUpdate) on the U.S. Department of Education’s Advisory Commission on Accessible Instructional Materials in…Continue
Added by Una Daly on May 26, 2011 at 3:37pm — No Comments
Thanks to all who came to the webinar on Tuesday and participated in the announcement of this promising new partnership between the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources and the Open Courseware Consortium.
Added by Una Daly on May 26, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
I've finally finished most of my post class/graduation responsibilities, but now that I have time to research for a new book I'm planning--Intro to Critical Literacies, I'm finding it hard to begin the search. My first thought is to create a timeline, which will virtually layout the chapters for the book. Any sources you have run into that might help, please forward. Initially, I focused on how the definition of literacy has changed, and I still believe that's a good approach, but I'll…Continue
On http://www.zdnet.com/blog/open-source/11-open-source-business-models/5371 you can read about the following 11 open source software models and see which ones will work for OER. Note that many of them do not actually work for open source software, i.e. produce revenues and profits.
Added by Jacky Hood on May 8, 2011 at 9:20am — No Comments
AcademicPub Opens Custom Textbook-Building to Faculty
By Dian Schaffhauser
A company with technology for creating digital-to-print books is getting into the textbook market. AcademicPub, a division of SharedBook, has introduced a service that enables instructors to create digital and print texts by compiling materials from multiple sources: copyrighted works, faculty-created material, and resources the company has in its own library. The service also enables the instructor…
Added by Ken Ronkowitz on May 5, 2011 at 9:12am — No Comments
Added by Ken Ronkowitz on May 4, 2011 at 2:53pm — No Comments