Courseware/Digital Publishing

Courseware/Digital Publishing
Jun 06, 2017
Textbook publishers announce new measures to curb counterfeiting of physical books, including certification seals on book covers.
Oct 02, 2018
Updated: Education Department awards $4.9 million to a 12-institution consortium led by UC Davis for open STEM textbooks. Advocates push for spreading the wealth for next year's round of funding.

Opinion

October 17, 2018

A conversation with the gurus of ed tech.

October 17, 2018

Robert Ubell spent years encouraging professors to overcome their fears, try something new and teach on the web. Now he's trying to practice what he preached.

October 10, 2018

How digital learning concentrates higher ed privilege.

October 10, 2018

Colleges should put digital tools at the center of their programs for ensuring academic success of students who are first in their families to go to college, write Ana M. Martinez Aleman, Heather Rowan-Kenyon and Mandy Savitz-Romer.

October 3, 2018

Lessons for higher education from the demise of GM’s 1990s electric car.

October 3, 2018

Those are the three ways colleges and universities can respond in the face of the disruption that some predict could capsize many of them, write Eli Bildner and Allison Dulin Salisbury. They offer advice for staying relevant.

September 26, 2018

If it isn’t already, the learning management system will soon be obsolete, Jonathan Rees argues. Let’s replace it in ways that treat professors like the professionals they are.

September 26, 2018

Three fundamental truths at the exact same time.

September 19, 2018

The digital communication platform gives students more ways to interact with instructors and one another and can breathe life into the online classroom, Kathleen Kole de Peralta and Sarah Robey write.

September 19, 2018

Three strategies.

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Archive

June 6, 2017

Textbook publishers announce new measures to curb counterfeiting of physical books, including certification seals on book covers.

April 18, 2017

OER provider Lumen Learning joins with Follett to bring open course content to faculty members through the campus bookstore.

April 14, 2017

Administrators at CUNY and SUNY look to seize an $8 million opportunity to drastically expand the use of open educational resources at their campuses.

Archive

October 2, 2018

Updated: Education Department awards $4.9 million to a 12-institution consortium led by UC Davis for open STEM textbooks. Advocates push for spreading the wealth for next year's round of funding.

August 15, 2018

A program designed to engage provosts in digital learning has catalyzed efforts on individual campuses and engagement among regional groups of institutions.

July 30, 2018

After a few quiet months, the Department of Education has formalized plans to award one to three OER grants totaling $5 million by late September.

July 16, 2018

Open educational resources have saved students millions of dollars, but can they also improve students’ grades?

June 20, 2018

Professors at California community college submit requests for OER materials to a team of students and recent graduates, who set to work on curation.

June 20, 2018

The runaway cost of instructional materials is a worry, but it's not even close to the biggest problem for students, writes Jason Katzman.

June 6, 2018

We need to do better in making course materials available to cash-strapped undergraduates and letting them interact with the texts and ideas, Sheila Liming argues.

May 9, 2018

A high-profile affordable textbook program wraps up in Arizona having doubled its original goal, and other institutions share similar successes.

May 1, 2018

In a bid to gain market share, publishers have slashed the cost of digital textbooks.

May 17, 2017

There isn't enough lab space for all hands-on courses at Missouri University of Science and Technology. So thousands of online and residential students are doing experiments in their homes and dorm rooms, producing both conveniences and challenges.

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