OER Digest – February 23rd, 2017

From Katie Steen (USPIRG) | Volume 25 | February 23rd, 2017 With help from Brady Yano (SPARC) THE OER DIGEST Your bi-weekly newsletter for open education updates, opportunities, and reminders UMASS SURVEY: The UMass Amherst Libraries’ Scholarly Communication office recently surveyed undergraduate students enrolled in classes participating in the Open Education Initiative (OEI). The survey … More OER Digest – February 23rd, 2017

OER Digest – January 26th, 2017

From Katie Steen (US PIRG) | Volume 23 | January 26th, 2017 With help from Brady Yano and Nicole Allen (SPARC) THE OER DIGEST Your bi-weekly newsletter for open education updates, opportunities, and reminders PEARSON PROBLEMS: Stock prices for textbook publisher Pearson plummeted 30% last week, following information released by the company about poorer than … More OER Digest – January 26th, 2017

The Year Ahead

A special section featuring OER insiders’ thoughts on the biggest changes, developments, and opportunities expected in 2017   Reg Leichty, Foresight Law + Policy The coming year may be consequential for public education generally and for open educational resources champions specifically. As education policy decision-making shifts increasingly to states and school districts – both as … More The Year Ahead

OER Digest – November 17th, 2016

From Brady Yano (SPARC) | Volume 19 | November 17th, 2016 THE OER DIGEST Your bi-weekly newsletter for open education updates, opportunities, and reminders THAT’S A WRAP – OPENCON 2016: OpenCon 2016 took place November 12-14 in Washington, DC, bringing together more than 200 early career and student leaders from 60 countries to learn, connect … More OER Digest – November 17th, 2016

OER Digest – November 4th, 2016

From Katie Steen (USPIRG) and Brady Yano (SPARC) | Volume 18 | November 4th, 2016 With help from Dr. David Wiley, Lindsey Tepe, Layla Bonnot, Nicole Finkbeiner, Sarah Cohen, and Nick Shockey THE OER DIGEST Your bi-weekly newsletter for open education updates, opportunities, and reminders UPDATES FROM #OPENED16: Our special edition OER Digest video is … More OER Digest – November 4th, 2016

OER Digest – October 20th, 2016

From Brady Yano (SPARC) | Volume 17 | October 20th, 2016 With help from Ethan Senack, Richard Saunders, and Nicole Allen THE OER DIGEST Your bi-weekly newsletter for open education updates, opportunities, and reminders FLORIDA VIRTUAL CAMPUS SURVEY: This week Florida Virtual Campus released it’s third report on textbook costs since 2010. The report investigates … More OER Digest – October 20th, 2016