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The Digital Library’s Best-Kept Secret

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It wasn’t until three semesters into my degree, after spending $1,000 dollars merely renting my textbooks that I discovered my University’s ebook library. After learning about open educational resources (OER) at the HEeD Think Tank last spring (now. UPCEA’s eDesign Collaborative ), I spent hours doing my own personal research on my university’s open access policy and scouring the library website. Engage faculty members in the learning process of “what is OER?”

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” “A Conveyor Belt of Dropouts and Debt at For-Profit Colleges ” by Susan Dynarski. ” In other MIT news : “MIT task force releases preliminary ‘Future of Libraries ’ report.” Via eCampus News : “ Barnes & Noble Education announces advanced OER courseware.” Blackboard has acquired Fronteer , a software company that helps make course materials accessible. Presidential Campaign Politics.

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Some internet-access advocates say EBS is underutilized at best, and wasted at worst, because loose regulatory oversight by the FCC has allowed most of the spectrum to fall into the hands of commercial internet companies. ” Student workers at the University of Chicago’s library have voted to unionize. ” “​ OER Researchers Don’t Disaggregate Data on Diverse Students. (National) Education Politics.