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OER: The Myth of Commercial Textbook Reliability

An "OER" is an open education resource and the most common example…

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,…

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…


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…


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

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