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Prepare students for a rapidly changing world by teaching with open source opensource.com At the school district where I am the director of information technology, over 90% of our information systems have been transitioned to open source software.
Program uses free content to cut student costs for books, supplies at ... KOAM-TV Snow's course is the first as part of this initiative at Pittsburg State to use OER materials in lieu of a textbook, but it most likely will not be the last.
Lincoln University joins open education partnership Scoop.co.nz (press release) The OERu is a programme of the Open Education Resource Foundation aimed specifically at universities around the world who are working to make quality teaching resources...
A team from UC San Diego is launching a new course on the Coursera online learning network that breaks ground on several fronts. (RT @HeatherBuschman: Is Massive Open Online Research the Next Frontier for Education?
The Changing Textbook Industry Disruptive Competition Project Probably even more transformational is the Open Educational Resources (OERs) approach. OERs are released under an open license that permits their free use and repurposing.
As McGill University entered the brave new world of digital education with the launch of its first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) last week, the logical follow-up question to that development will be asked by McGill provost Anthony Masi at a...