Courseware/Digital Publishing

Courseware/Digital Publishing
Oct 30, 2018
Appeals court ruling continues decade-long legal battle between Georgia State University and three publishers over what constitutes "fair use" of course materials. Does anyone still care about the outcome?
Nov 16, 2018
North Dakota students saved more than $1 million on textbooks after the state invested just $110,000 to help instructors use open educational resources. Audit identifies successes and ongoing challenges.

Opinion

December 5, 2018

As important as the internet?

December 5, 2018

Creating a sharing economy for MOOC content among universities in open online consortiums wouldn’t be simple but could have enormous benefits for those institutions and others, Daniel Seaton writes.

November 28, 2018

Much is written about strengthening the link between education and employment. Jobs are changing and likely to continue to evolve over the coming decades. Education must evolve, too.

November 28, 2018

How the next billion-dollar higher ed industry will be built on artificial intelligence.

November 14, 2018

Free, accessible curricular materials may have many benefits for students. But the research conducted so far hasn't delivered the required proof yet, Regan Gurung writes.

November 14, 2018

Google has dominated search for 20 years. But results today are far too often tainted with information that is incomplete, misleading or false. MIT aims to address that problem with the knowledge graph Underlay.

November 14, 2018

The future of persistence in the age of "narrow AI," or deep learning.

November 7, 2018

Maintaining brand equity through scarcity while also scaling (sometimes with OPMs) to meet global demand.

November 7, 2018

Campus leaders should prioritize excellence, differentiation and institutional fidelity as they build new academic programs, Scott Moore writes.

October 31, 2018

A partial list of the things we don't know about working with an online program management provider.

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October 30, 2018

Appeals court ruling continues decade-long legal battle between Georgia State University and three publishers over what constitutes "fair use" of course materials. Does anyone still care about the outcome?

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.

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November 16, 2018

North Dakota students saved more than $1 million on textbooks after the state invested just $110,000 to help instructors use open educational resources. Audit identifies successes and ongoing challenges.

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.

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