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OER: The Myth of Commercial Textbook Reliability

An "OER" is an open education resource and the most common example…
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Added by Geoff Cain on March 19, 2011 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

OER, Open Textbooks, and Innovation



In a recent blog posting from Cable Green, he posted a note on the new grant from the Dept. of Labor which is requiring an open license on all materials built for the grant,…
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Added by Geoff Cain on January 22, 2011 at 1:47pm — No Comments

CCC Chancellor's Office seeks Intermediate Algebra OER

The Chancellor’s Office for the California Community Colleges is in the process of researching Open Education Resource (OER) courseware and/or modules for Intermediate Algebra for a special project under development.  If you know of any OER courseware/modules that the Chancellor's Office can review as a part of this research effort it would be greatly appreciated.  Please send that information or any links to information on this topic to LeBaron Woodyard, Dean of Academic…

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Added by Judy Baker on January 6, 2011 at 7:06pm — No Comments

Open-source academic content

Julie Smith David, director of ASU’s Center for Advancing Business through Information Technology says: "open-source textbooks could spawn a new community for developing and contributing learning materials. In the long run, if you have an open source community — a faculty — about a functional area or course, they can create much more content than a textbook,” she said. “I think open-source textbooks are a very small piece of what we really…

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Added by Judy Baker on February 28, 2010 at 6:41pm — No Comments

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