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A Weird but True Fact about Textbook Publishers and OER

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1026) 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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OER and the Future of Knewton

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1026) 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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You, Too, Can Sponsor an OER Revolution

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1026) The internets are buzzing with the news of the $2 billion grant program jointly offered by the U.S. Departments of Education and Labor. There was some initial hype (driven partly by a blog post on … Continue reading

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Great OER Presentation in Eastern Mass Next Week

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1026) My good friends and fellow SUNY escapees Steven Zucker and Beth Harris will be giving a talk about their amazing art history open educational resources website smARThistory on Friday, October 1st at UMassOnline. There are … Continue reading

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New LMS Entrant: NIXTY

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1026) You may have already heard a bit about NIXTY, since they have managed to make a significant media splash in the last few weeks. There have been a number of interesting analyses, both pro and … Continue reading

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