The Digital Library’s Best-Kept Secret

Edsurge

After learning about open educational resources (OER) at the HEeD Think Tank last spring (now. case studies and articles I had purchased over the years). A study at the University of Minnesota, found students were more likely to pay for resources available at the library if the professor went first to the permission center instead of the library to select the textbook for the class. Engage faculty members in the learning process of “what is OER?”

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” Via The Atlantic : “Why Many College Dropouts Are Returning to School in North Carolina.” ” Bible study, I’m guessing. This Edsurge article – “ OER is Growing at Religious Colleges , But Raises Unique Challenges” – strikes me as a little weird, considering the long relationship between open education (the conference, at the very least) and former BYU professor David Wiley.

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How a College Dropout Plans to Replace the SAT and ACT.” ” ( The Atlantic and Vox also wrote up this study.). ” George Veletsianos on the “ ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2018.” ” The Hechinger Report on a study on “ personalized learning ” and the cultural relevance of curriculum. Via Edsurge : “Campus Support for OER is Growing, Survey Finds.”

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” “A Conveyor Belt of Dropouts and Debt at For-Profit Colleges ” by Susan Dynarski. ” Via Reuters : “ Children’s brains undergo noticeable changes after just one season of football , even if they were never diagnosed with a concussion , according to a new imaging study.” Via eCampus News : “ Barnes & Noble Education announces advanced OER courseware.” Presidential Campaign Politics. November 8 cannot come soon enough.

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From the press release : “Only thirteen percent of educators give their school/university an ‘A’ when asked to rank their available technology’s ability to improve the learning experience for students, according to a new study from public relations and digital marketing agency, Walker Sands Communications.” ” Via Edsurge : “Education Technology Tools for Adult Learners Get Mixed Results From SRI Study.” (National) Education Politics.