If We Talked About the Internet Like We Talk About OER: The Cost Trap and Inclusive Access
Iterating Toward Openness
NOVEMBER 8, 2017
Yesterday IHE published an article about the “ inclusive access ” programs offered by most major textbook publishers. These are purchasing programs in which “institutions are signing up whole classes of students to automatically receive digital course materials at a discounted rate, rather than purchasing individually.” ” What problem does the inclusive access model purport to solve? Errors in materials cannot be corrected in a timely manner.