To warn of online dangers, New York launches K-12 poster competition

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

The state technology office's enterprise security division says maybe no one can speak better to those at risk than the students themselves.

New higher ed Horizon Report is released after uncertain future

by Corinne Lestch • 4 months ago

The new report, published by EDUCAUSE, comes after its parent company, the New Media Consortium, went bankrupt last year.

For Ohio University, an OER partnership outpaces expectations

by Patience Wait • 4 months ago

The public university says students will save million in textbook fees this year — about double what it initially projected from its deal with Top Ha

SETDA guide urges educators to focus on the process, not the purchase

by EdScoop Staff • 4 months ago

Commentary: Leaders from SETDA and the Oregon Department of Education describe the process of reviewing and adopting quality instructional materials.

Nearly half of U.S. colleges are using OpenStax textbooks this year

by Emily Tate • 4 months ago

The Rice University-based OER publisher reported that students across 5,160 colleges and universities are saving a combined 77 million on its textbooks.

Pilot aims to bolster cybersecurity programs at 10 U.S. colleges

by Patience Wait • 4 months ago

The Department of Education looks to upgrade programs at community colleges by administering million in grants.

Education Department now taking applications for OER higher ed grants

by Patience Wait • 4 months ago

Congress included million in funding for OER pilot programs in its budget earlier this year, with the aim of bringing down the costs of college textbooks.

OER is at a tipping point. Here's how to keep it moving in the right direction.

by Regina Gong • 5 months ago

Commentary: At Lansing Community College in Michigan, OER has been transformative. The college's librarian describes what it will take to make OER work long-term.

How an open-source education can help students gain an edge

by Bill Hirsch • 5 months ago

Commentary: Many colleges are proficient at using open-source technologies, but they're lagging when it comes to teaching the benefits of open-source development.

OER shown to improve grades, not just cut costs

by Corinne Lestch • 5 months ago

A University of Georgia study found that open educational resources improved end-of-course grades for undergraduates and lowered D, F and withdrawal rates.

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