Tags OER

Colleges can spend $198M in new relief funding on basic needs

by Emily Bamforth

Digital services, open educational resources and teletherapy are all eligible for grant funding, federal education officials said.

Textbook publisher Pearson sues Chegg for copyright infringement

by Ryan Johnston

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

Pearson launches $14.99/month textbook subscription service

by Emily Bamforth

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

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

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

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

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

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

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