Futuring open education at the University of Mary Washington OER Summit

Bryan Alexander

How would you learn about them? MAJOR BUSINESS SHIFT In major business news, publishers Elsevier and Pearson appear to be entering bankruptcy. In contrast, post-secondary faculty are generally unconvinced that open materials and scholarship are of sufficient quality to be adopted.

OER 78

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

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Futuring open education at the University of Mary Washington OER Summit

Bryan Alexander

How would you learn about them? MAJOR BUSINESS SHIFT In major business news, publishers Elsevier and Pearson appear to be entering bankruptcy. In contrast, post-secondary faculty are generally unconvinced that open materials and scholarship are of sufficient quality to be adopted.

OER 78

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Trump’s education platform promises to “make post-secondary options more affordable and accessible through technology enriched delivery models.” ” From the press release : “ Jisc Collections and Elsevier Sign Landmark UK Agreement, Securing Access to Research Publications and Initiating Open Science Collaboration.” ” Some of New Markets Venture Partner’s investments include BetterLesson, Credly, Civitas Learning, and Mashable.