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Textbook publisher Pearson sues Chegg for copyright infringement

by Ryan Johnston • 2 months ago

The publisher claims Chegg is profiting from verbatim answers copied from its textbooks.

Pearson launches $14.99/month textbook subscription service

by Emily Bamforth • 4 months ago

Pearson+, which gives users access to 1,500 digital titles, follows similar textbook-rental services offered by its competitors.

Georgia State U. says digital textbooks will save students $300K

by Jake Williams • 2 years ago

Through a recent $30,000 grant, the school is joining a growing trend of students relying more heavily on digital resources.

When digitizing your curriculum, think coordination

by Michele Israel • 2 years ago

Commentary: Today’s digital resources are “all over the place,” but several new tools and standards provide hope, writes edWeb.net’s Michele Israel.

Pearson goes 'digital first' on higher ed textbooks

by Colin Wood • 2 years ago

The publisher says it's stepping away from the "lengthy and expensive" process of updating physical textbooks.

Cybersecurity, budgets top CoSN's 2019 K-12 IT Leadership Survey report

by Colin Wood • 3 years ago

Expected findings, like the persistence of cybersecurity, are accompanied by surprises, like a downturn in BYOD and slow growth in online resources.

Maryland educators turn to self-created OER after workshops

by Jake Williams • 3 years ago

The state is advancing use of open educational resources by showing educators from across the state how to create their own.

University students saved $177 million in 2018 using OpenStax OER

by Ryan Johnston • 3 years ago

The era of traditional textbooks and their high costs is coming to a close, says OpenStax' David Harris.

Education Department now taking applications for OER higher ed grants

by Patience Wait • 3 years 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.