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North Dakota Open Educational Resources Initiative: A System-wide Success Story


The North Dakota University System Open Educational Resources Initiative is a 3-phased plan hinging upon a unique collaboration among the North Dakota legislature, the University System Office, and the faculty at public institutions across the state. 2,799 more words

Student Affordability

Copyright, Libraries, and the Textbook Arms Race

In the United States, the unreasonably high price of college textbooks does more than encourage a futile “arms race” with students; it reveals troublesome… 567 more words

Free Speech

What Colleges Should Be Doing with Open Educational Resources, At Scale!

Today we’re honored to welcome TJ Bliss, Program Officer, Education at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to share with us the learning the Foundation has garnered in over 15 years of supporting open educational resource projects.   1,132 more words


Embedded Digital Resources Are In, Traditional Textbooks Are Out At UMUC

During the 2015 WCET Annual Meeting, The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) received a WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) Award for their work in replacing all of their undergraduate course textbooks with Open Educational Resources.   867 more words


The Best Quote About Libraries Ever!

Jim O’Donnell, writing for Slate, is a professor of historical, philosophical, and religious studies and university librarian at Arizona State University. In the article… 154 more words


¡Sí, estamos abiertos! #escenariostec

En esta entrada les propongo hacer una breve reseña del movimiento abierto, a través de tres de sus exponentes, quienes desde diferentes perspectivas considero que han resultado pilares fundamentales para su desarrollo. 907 more words