Educational Technology in Higher Education
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A scoop it magazine focusing on educational technology in higher education.
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New university transfer degree eliminates textbook costs

New university transfer degree eliminates textbook costs | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Through a new program offered at Pierce College at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, students across the district can earn a university transfer degree that nearly eliminates the cost of textbooks. Startin...
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Startups are about to blow up the textbook - Fortune Tech

Startups are about to blow up the textbook - Fortune Tech | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A raft of startups is using open-source materials in an attempt to transform learning—terrifying traditional publishers.
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Startup challenges textbook market by packaging open access materials | Inside Higher Ed

Startup challenges textbook market by packaging open access materials | Inside Higher Ed | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Textbook publishers have almost boundless disdain for Boundless Learning, and it's not hard to see why.

The company, which unveiled an upgraded, public iteration of its software Wednesday after a year in beta, offers college students free, open versions of textbooks that would normally cost them scores if not hundreds of dollars. It describes what it does as "textbook replacement."

 

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It's Time to Embrace the Post-Textbook Era in #HigherEd - OnlineUniversities.com

It's Time to Embrace the Post-Textbook Era in #HigherEd - OnlineUniversities.com | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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The Growing Adoption of Creative Commons Textbooks

The Growing Adoption of Creative Commons Textbooks | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Ten years after its creation, governments are turning to the Creative Commons license to reform their education programs.

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The poor get poorer and the rich get richer with Apple's iPad-based textbooks

The poor get poorer and the rich get richer with Apple's iPad-based textbooks | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Apple’s new iBooks textbooks will widen the digital gap between the educational haves and have-nots.
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