Infographic: The Open Textbook Challenge

Textbook costs are, as we know, a bit of an issue for students. Prices have outpaced general cost increases, while resale value of rapidly-replaced editions is almost nil. Our friends at Online Colleges have produced a wonderful infographic outlining the problem, the solutions, and who all is getting involved (including some Movers & Shakers) Share […]

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Monday Morning Roundup: Happy Open Access Week!

Ever-mindful that it is not consistency, but a foolish consistency, that is the hobgoblin of little minds, we’re publishing a real assortment today… First of all, happy Open Access Week! You can find all the details at openaccessweek.org, but suffice it to say that the folks behind the growing open access movement are striving to ensure […]

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The Future is Mobile

[Post by David Rose] In case you missed it, on October 5th, Saylor Foundation trustee Michael J. Saylor spoke at the Brookings Institution on “Riding the Mobile Wave: The Future of Mobile Computing.” Two of our illustrious number, David Rose and Charlie Adair, were in attendance. Here’s what they report… Hello to all our faithful […]

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WiderNet providing free offline education for inmates

The Saylor Foundation’s mission – to improve access to high-quality higher education worldwide – is shared by many notable organizations. To foster an understanding and awareness of these awesome institutions, from time to time we like to highlight these groups on the Saylor Journals. Today, we’ll look at the work that WiderNet is doing. At the […]

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