Tag Archives: Textbook

A Weird but True Fact about Textbook Publishers and OER

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1017) 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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Links to External Articles and Interviews

By Phil HillMore Posts (291) Last week I was off the grid (not just lack of Internet but also lack of electricity), but thanks to publishing cycles I managed to stay artificially productive: two blog posts and one interview for … Continue reading

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Boundless Is Totally #Winning

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1017) I was contacted by Boundless CEO Ariel Diaz regarding a concern he had with my blog post about the lawsuit outcome. This was not entirely surprising, and I was curious to see which aspects of … Continue reading

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Can Pearson Solve the Rubric’s Cube?

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1017) Love ‘em or hate ‘em, it’s hard to dispute that Pearson has an outsized impact on education in America. This huge company—they have a stock market valuation of $18 billion—touches all levels from kindergarten through … Continue reading

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MOOCs, Courseware, and the Course as an Artifact

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1017) As Phil mentioned in his last post, he and I had the privilege of participating in a two-day ELI webinar on MOOCs. A majority of the speakers had been involved in implementing MOOCs at their … Continue reading

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