Tag Archives: OER

Is Open Education a Movement?

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1078) Phil and I had a wonderful time co-keynoting the OpenEd 2015 conference. It was a hoot. Here is the spectacular graphic depiction of the keynote done by Tracy Kelly from BC Campus: And here is … Continue reading

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Vendors as Traditional Revolutionaries

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1078) In a post titled “The LMS for Traditional Revolutionaries,” Instructure’s VP of Research and Education for Canvas Jared Stein responded to my LMS rant with some numbers and some thoughts about the role of the … Continue reading

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A Weird but True Fact about Textbook Publishers and OER

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1078) As I was perusing David Kernohan’s notes on Larry Lessig’s keynote at the OpenEd conference, one statement leapt out at me: Could the department of labour require that new education content commissioned ($100m) be CC-BY? … Continue reading

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Significant Milestone: First national study of OER adoption

By Phil HillMore Posts (413) For years we have heard anecdotes and case┬ástudies about OER adoption based on one (or a handful) of institutions. There are many items we think we know, but we have lacked hard data on the … Continue reading

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OER and the Future of Knewton

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1078) Jose Ferriera, the CEO of Knewton, recently published a piece on edSurge arguing that scaling OER cannot “break the textbook industry” because, according to him, it has low production values, no instructional design, and is … Continue reading

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