Introducing Saylor Foundation OER to Community Colleges

In celebration of Open Education Week, the Saylor Foundation joined forces with College Open Textbooks to provide a webinar entitled “Introducing Saylor Foundation OER to Community Colleges.” While the webinar took place on Tuesday, March 6th, an archived version of the presentation has been made available. If you’re interested in learning more about how Community […]

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Why Open Education Matters: New Video Competition Launched!

On Monday, March 5th, Creative Commons, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Open Society Institute kicked off a new video competition aimed at raising awareness of Open Educational Resources (OER), with prizes ranging from $1,000 to $25,000. According to the competition website, Why Open Education Matters is “one part of an ongoing campaign to […]

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Creative Commons and Community Colleges: 2012 Innovations Conference

Yesterday, I travelled to Philadelphia to take part in the opening day of the Innovations 2012 conference. This conference, a yearly event organized by the League for Innovation in the Community College, is a “premier event for community college professionals dedicated to improving organizational and individual teaching and learning.” This year, the event is organized […]

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2012 Connexions Conference: Recap Part II

Yesterday, I posted a recap of the OpenStax College Launch presentation that we attended as part of last week’s 2012 Connexions Conference. As I mentioned, that presentation was one out of two presentations that were most applicable to our Saylor.org students and fans. Today, I want to quickly run through the second presentation that many […]

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