Face to Face with Free and Open Materials

or, The Economics of Individual Non-purchasing Decisions Undeniably clever titling aside, the news is this: Peter Tsigaris, Associate Professor of Economics at Thompson Rivers University in British Columbia (who, disclaimer, also happens to consult for us), is using Saylor.org materials next term to support his Introductory Microeconomics course. “I did not order a textbook for […]

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Monday Morning Digest: Learn Computer Literacy Online? Nah, It’ll never work.

In the first offering below, Peter Harsha of the Computing Research Association clues us in to the idea that fluency in computers is about more than what we might pick up in high school (or even college) classes; it’s about “knowing…how to use a computer to solve problems.” Folks once thought that personal computing was […]

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OER Newsletter – November 2012

No Monday Morning Digest this week. Instead, a new resources newsletter and an invitation to step back and look at some of the stories you may have missed last week: Study Groups are now LIVE in ePortfolio! (Friday) Brand new: Professional Development area of study! (Thursday) Infographic: the Open Textbook Challenge (Wednesday) A whole slew of news and […]

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