Tag Archives: Open Educational Resources

Textbook Publishers and OERs

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1080) Not too long ago, The Chronicle ran an piece called “Publishers Criticize Federal Investment in Open Educational Resources.” The meat of the article was some quotes of textbook company executives on a panel at an … Continue reading

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You, Too, Can Sponsor an OER Revolution

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1080) 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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The Future of Open Textbooks

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1080) In general, I have been an OER skeptic—not because I think OER is unimportant, but because getting the sustainability model right is really hard. But there is one notable exception to my gloomy outlook; one … Continue reading

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Great OER Presentation in Eastern Mass Next Week

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1080) 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 (1080) 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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