Tag: Open education

Educational Stages, Higher Education

38 Community Colleges Launch Entire Degree Programs With Open Educational Resources

June 15, 2016

Via: Ed Surge

The sticker shock of college textbooks—up 73 percent over the past decade—is daunting to any student. But the strain on wallets is especially acute among low-income, minority students. So much so that textbook costs often stand between them and graduation: […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Open Educational Resources Will Evolve to Address the Problems We Hire Them to Solve

June 8, 2016

Via: Education Next

Today, open educational resources (OER) are an increasingly common feature in the K–12 education ecosystem. As one example, consider the popularity of Khan Academy, whose library of practice activities and videos are accessed each month by over 10 million users […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

Amazon Education, Amazon Inspire Move Forward

March 15, 2016

Via: Education News

Amazon is currently testing a tool that it says can better help teachers search through open educational resources (OER), and the company is now inviting select teachers to take part in a private beta test of the platform. The online retail […]