Tag Archives: OER

Some Notes On Lumen Learning’s $3.75 million Funding Round Led By Follett

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) Today’s biggest ed tech news was Lumen Learning – co-founded by David Wiley and Kim Thanos and focused on getting deeper adoption of OER in higher education – and their new round of funding. And this … Continue reading

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Cengage and OER Podcast Series: Two steps forward and one step back

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) Last fall I wrote about Cengage, one of the big three publishers for higher education, sponsoring and releasing a survey on Open Education Resources (OER). The survey headline: Open Educational Resources (OER) in higher education … Continue reading

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About The New Florida Virtual Campus Survey On Textbooks

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) As long-time readers know, I strongly believe that the national discussion about the costs of textbooks and course materials is more productive when we focus on actual student behaviors and impacts, rather than artificial numbers … Continue reading

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About That Cengage OER Survey

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) Last month Cengage Learning released a white paper titled “Open Educational Resources (OER) and the Evolving Higher Education Landscape” where the headline called out expected increases in OER adoption: Open Educational Resources (OER) in higher education have … Continue reading

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New OER Survey: The disconnect between faculty caring and assigning

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) In 2012 the Babson Survey Research Group (BSRG) put out a new report on usage and perceptions of open educational resources (OER) usage in higher education. Covered in this blog post, the 2012 report was really … Continue reading

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