OER Inspiration: Open Textbook Author Donates Winnings to Promote Future Open Texts

Earlier this year, we were thrilled to announce that we had added four openly licensed textbooks to Saylor.org, thanks to our Open Textbook Challenge. We couldn’t be more appreciative of all of the individuals who submitted their texts for consideration under Wave I of the Challenge – and we’re certainly looking forward to reviewing each […]

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Open Textbook Challenge Wave I Winners: Fourth Textbook Released!

Late last week, we announced the fourth and final text to be accepted in Wave I of our Open Textbook Challenge! Mathematical Analysis I, a text written by the late Elias Zakon of the University of Windsor, was submitted by Dr. Bradley Lucier thanks to a joint effort between Lucier and Zakon’s daughter Tamara Zakon. […]

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Open Textbook Challenge Wave I Winners Announced!!

This morning, we were so excited to announce the first round winners and accepted texts of the Saylor Foundation’s Open Textbook Challenge! We were utterly impressed by each of the submissions we received in this first wave of our Challenge, and found that three of the texts really fit our course needs. We’re thrilled to […]

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Newsflash: Open Textbook Challenge Wave II deadline extended!

We are excited to announce today that we will be extending the Wave II deadline of our Open Textbook Challenge! Yes, you heard that right: we’ve decided to push back our Wave II deadline to May 31, 2012. There are a few reasons why we felt prospective OTC candidates should have some extra time to prepare their […]

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Open Textbook Challenge, Take Two!

This morning, the Saylor Foundation was excited to announce that we are now accepting submissions in the second wave of funding for our Open Textbook Challenge (OTC). (Click here to see our press release.) With this Challenge, we’re on the hunt for textbooks that correlate to the 200+ online college-level courses offered on Saylor.org. We’re […]

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