OER implementation gets a major investor with a lot of leverage in the market.
Open Educational Resources
Cengage seems both serious and honest in their ongoing attempts to understand the growing role of OER in the curricular materials market, but they are still climbing the learning curve.
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 the potential to triple in use as primary courseware over the next five years.”
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 a combination of three separate surveys of academic leaders and faculty. In 2014 BSRG put out a new survey of […]
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 the post-keynote conversation that we had with the Virtually Connecting gang: There have also been some other interesting virtual conversations […]