Tags Open Educational Resources

California's new budget includes $115 million for open educational resources

by Emily Bamforth • 1 year ago

California Gov. Gavin Newsom's May revised budget includes investments in zero-textbook degrees and open educational resources, along with other major spending for higher education IT.

Notes platform StuDocu raises $50 million in funding round

by Emily Bamforth • 1 year ago

StuDocu, a platform where users upload their notes and study guides, raised $50 million in its latest round of funding from the venture capital firm Partech.

No one wants to pay $200 for a textbook

by Colin Wood • 1 year ago

Market competition, the growth of open educational resources and a demand for interactive online tools is finally driving down textbook prices.

SETDA's new educational resources tool gathers reviews across states

by Robert Low • 3 years ago

Commentary: Twelve states are participating in a pilot project that aims to inform educators across the country of the best resources.

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.

New higher ed Horizon Report is released after uncertain future

by Corinne Lestch • 4 years ago

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