If We Talked About the Internet Like We Talk About OER: The Cost Trap and Inclusive Access
Iterating Toward Openness
NOVEMBER 8, 2017
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.” While everyone wants educational materials to be less expensive, lower costs are the least interesting thing about digital, networked learning. “We can’t expect people to learn the 5Rs,” you might explain (somewhat) patiently.