Tag Archives: OpenCourseWare

Opening Up Assessment: Open tools and item banks

“One of the defining characteristics of Open Education has been the widespread sharing of course materials from OpenCourseWare to Open Textbooks to more generally open educational resources (OERs). Unfortunately many OERs are primarily content or course materials and do not … Continue reading

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Open Ed 13: OER and Solving th Textbook Crisis

Textbook Stack (Photo credit: greenasian) “The average U.S. college student spends more than $1,000 per year on textbooks and supplies, a significant expense on top of already burdensome college costs. Textbook prices continue to soar four times faster than inflation, … Continue reading

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Utah State’s Open Courseware

Image via WikipediaUtah State University has an excellent collection of open courseware. This is a really exciting time to be involved in education because more and more institutions and instructors are making their teaching materials available to a wider audience. … Continue reading

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