If We Talked About the Internet Like We Talk About OER: The Cost Trap and Inclusive Access

Iterating Toward Openness

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. Errors in materials cannot be corrected in a timely manner.

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The Business of Education Technology

Hack Education

” The Gates Foundation is perhaps the best known organization for furthering political advocacy through its funding mechanisms. The College Board also boasted about its partnership with Khan Academy, which would make SAT test prep materials freely available online. According to Edsurge , changes to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act will soon be another “ win for ed-tech vendors.” This is part three of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.