Tags Open Educational Resources (OER)

How implementing OER is like training a puppy

by Emily Bamforth • 3 weeks ago

OpenStax Managing Director Daniel Williamson talks about the next steps in adopting open educational resources, outside of free textbooks.

Finding the 'recipe' for calculating OER benefits

by Emily Bamforth • 1 month ago

The Midwest Higher Education Compact released guidance for states on how to calculate student savings and run cost-benefit analysis as more systems consider open educational resources.

California colleges set 100% OER goals as textbook publishers go digital

by Emily Bamforth • 9 months ago

Lowering the cost of education for students is a key long-term goal, higher education leaders said during an online event.

Online learning remains high priority for higher ed, Educause report finds

by Emily Bamforth • 1 year ago

Colleges and universities are increasing their use of hybrid and blended learning models, but students still prefer face-to-face learning.

Open educational resources saved UCF students $750,000 last semester

by Colin Wood • 1 year ago

Open educational resources are increasingly common at universities like University of Central Florida, but many higher education faculty remain unaware they're available.

Texas A&M releases free pandemic preparedness ebook

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

The book aims help educate people on pandemic prevention and preparedness and the important roles that the general public, policy makers and emergency response teams play in a time of crisis.

OpenStax makes its online learning tools free

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

On top of the publisher's already free catalog of textbooks, online homework resources are now free to teachers and students during the public health crisis.

Students saved nearly $5M with Penn State's open educational resources

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

The program's success in widening access to education has prompted university leaders to invest an additional $600,000 in OER.

For open educational resources, Virginia launches statewide platform

by Colin Wood • 2 years ago

The new website, which already hosts some 10,000 files, is for educators at all grade levels to share and co-develop open educational resources.