Driving Awareness, Adoptions, and Affordability
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…Continue
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Feel free to use or remix it for promoting the use of open textbooks on your campus.
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The U.S. Department of Labor seeks expert reviewers for an upcoming grant competition related to open educational resources and online learning.
Topic: Computer Sciences Instruction at Foothill College…Continue
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An article titled "Digital Repositories and Possibilities of Their Integration into Higher Education" was recently published in the March issue of International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET), Vol 5 (2010). http://online-journals.org/i-jet/article/view/1212
Due to abundance of information available on the Internet, society seeks new types of…
Literacy is Priceless blog on 10 ways to support open education through social media. This list left out networking with OER community using NING.
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Take a look at this compelling "Affordable Learning Soutions for 2010" video recently released by the California State Student Association about textbook affordability.
In January 2010, Leigh Blackall posted a blog on "How to produce, publish and distribute a textbook these days." His blog posting describes the steps he employed for textbooks at Otago Polytechnic.
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As noted by today's Creative Commons blog posting, the recently released United States Department of Education 2010 National Educational Technology Plan (pdf) embraces the use of open textbooks and open educational resources. The Plan cites the …Continue
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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…Continue
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1. The California Open Source Textbook Project is a…Continue
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