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Expensive Textbooks Are Still A Problem. Will Higher Quality OER Help?


These days low-cost alternatives known as Open Educational Resources, or OER, are getting a boost as a potential solution. Last week, for example, Lumen Learning, a company that sells low-cost OER textbooks and courseware, announced it received a $5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Unlocking AI’s Potential: Live Blog #ISTELive

The CoolCatTeacher

June 26, 2023 10:29 am Unlocking AI's Potential: Transform Learning Experiences and Prepare for the Future. Tara: AI Teaching Assistant in Computer Science with OER curriculum to support students in those subjects. I will work to make sure everything is correct, but it may be a pretty fast post. How can AI support teachers?

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Consolidation, Collaboration or Closure? How Colleges Stay Alive in 2018


Mike Berlin: At the beginning of every year, experts proclaim that this is going to be the year of OER, and each year market forces and a lack of solutions with product-market fit have resulted in that prediction not coming true. However, what mergers and acquisitions we do see in 2018 will be far more strategic than in previous years.

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The Best Teacher Tips and Lesson Ideas of 2022

Shake Up Learning

Let’s take some time to reflect on the positive and make 2023 the best year yet! This list helps me decide what content to create and how to best help teachers in 2023. What Do YOU Want to See in 2023? This survey is your chance to let me know more about you and what you need in 2023. And thank you for all you do!

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

At the time, David Wiley expressed his concern that the lawsuit could jeopardize the larger OER movement, if nothing else, by associating open educational materials with piracy. billion by 2023. This “reverse engineering,” the publishers claimed, violated copyright. billion by 2025.

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