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When: June 13 & 14

Where: University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Keynotes: David Wiley and Robin Derosa

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    UMass Amherst Libraries Releases Results of Open Education Survey Seven faculty were awarded grants of $1,000 to $2,500 in the spring of 2016 Four hundred fifty eight students from courses in Physics, Kinesiology, Astronomy, French, German, and Human Development In addition to the cost benefit, other students said the OER materials made their class experience […]
    Posted on February 20, 2017
  • Gates Foundation open-access policy goes into effect, joining others
    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation becomes the most recent grant-making organization to require recipients to make findings publicly available, a further shift toward transparency in research funding. Source: Gates Foundation open-access policy goes into effect, joining others
    Posted on January 17, 2017
  • Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher Education
    Blessinger, P., & Bliss, T. J. (Eds.). (2016). Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher Education. Open Book Publishers. “The importance of openness in education is only now beginning to be appreciated, and I hope this volume can increase the pace of its spread. This volume contains stories of people and institutions around the world acting […]
    Posted on January 5, 2017
  • Open Textbook Publishing | AAUP
    Who is best suited to control textbooks: the faculty or the publishers? There are ways to make sure it is the faculty. Source: Open Textbook Publishing | AAUP Joe Moxley writes: Rather than working as employees on by-the-piece rates for global companies like Pearson, faculty members can assume the role of publishers. . . . […]
    Posted on November 9, 2016

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