Driving Awareness, Adoptions, and Affordability
"The 20 Million Minds Foundation (20MM Foundation) announced a new digitally enhanced etextbook for college students based on open content. The non-profit has set its sight on producing open source etextbooks for the top 25 courses taken by undergraduates in the nation, with general statistics being one of largest of such courses.
Starting today, Collaborative Statistics 2nd Edition is now available and provides students with an interactive experience using videos, applets, graphics, interactive exercises, and a variety of navigation and study features. This version is available at kno.com for the web browser on Windows and Apple Mac based systems and the Apple iPad tablet. Written by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean instructors at De Anza Community College in Cupertino, Dr Illowsky reports : 'We already have a free textbook. Now, I want to improve the learning experience by offering students what I consider a Web 2.0 experience. ' "