Futuring open education at the University of Mary Washington OER Summit

Bryan Alexander

Today I traveled to Fredericksburg, Virginia, to participate in the University of Mary Washington ‘s Open Education Resources Summit , organized by the excellent Steven Greenlaw. I’m also presenting, on the future of open education. future of education OER OERSummit

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Futuring open education at the University of Mary Washington OER Summit

Bryan Alexander

Today I traveled to Fredericksburg, Virginia, to participate in the University of Mary Washington ‘s Open Education Resources Summit , organized by the excellent Steven Greenlaw. A student panel (and why aren’t these mandatory for every education event?)

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Colleges Are Striking Bulk Deals With Textbook Publishers. Critics Say There Are Many Downsides.

Edsurge

And of course there are other vendors, like Elsevier and Wiley (like Jones Soda and RC) and openly-licensed resources known as OER, or open education resources (which are something like a Sodastream homebrew). Education Technology Teaching & Learning Higher Education

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

(National) Education Politics. ” Via Bloomberg : “ Campus Rape Loses Special Status in Trump’s Education Department.” ” Via The Washington Post : “ Education Dept. Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Summer Pell Grants will be available to students beginning July 1, the Department of Education announced Monday.” More via The Hill and via the Department of Education’s press office. State and Local) Education Politics.

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Hack Education

Education Politics. Many in higher education opposed a British exit, or Brexit, from the union, arguing that membership in the E.U. Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “With two executive orders, Gov. That’s what former Department of Education folks, Arne Duncan and Jim Shelton, have done. And of course current Undersecretary of Education, Ted Mitchell, is a former VC.) ” Education in the Courts. Elsevier has acquired Hivebench.

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Hack Education

Education Politics. Via The New York Times : “A Little-Noticed Target in the House Health Bill : Special Education.” For nearly 30 years, Medicaid has helped school systems cover costs for special education services and equipment, from physical therapists to feeding tubes. Via Education Week : “Congress Budget Deal Bans New Gold-Standard Studies of Federal Vouchers.” ” Immigration and Education. ” Education in the Courts.