New open textbook released: Information Systems for Business And Beyond

Just in time for Open Education Week and ongoing legislative proposals before the U.S. Congress, today we announced a new open textbook produced in collaboration with author David Bourgeois, Ph.D. Information Systems for Business and Beyond is free for download, reuse, and remixing under a Creative Commons license (CC BY). The book is already in use in … Read More …

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Release: Exams for Six Open Online Courses Recommended for College Credit

Eagle-eyed viewers of our site may already know this, but we recently set loose six new credit-recommended courses after a review by the National College Credit Recommendation Service. Full details are available in the release, which we invite you to share: http://bit.ly/19fwsXj So why does this matter? College affordability is an issue. Big (and even not … Read More …

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Opinion: A Plan to Increase College Afforability

On August 22, 2013, President Obama outlined a plan to increase college affordability options, particularly for the middle class. Overall, I’m in favor and the plan itself is a laudable start to addressing issues in college affordability. Between the lines one can envision an environment that encourages savvy student-consumers and a more cohesive network of institutions, … Read More …

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The College Affordability and Innovation Roundtable

Today’s blog post comes from Kevin Carey, the Director of Education Policy Program at the New America Foundation. On May 9, 2012, Carey attended the College Affordability and Innovation Roundtable, an event hosted by Aneesh Chopra, former U.S. Chief Technology Officer in the Obama Administration and Secretary of Technology for the Commonwealth of Virginia; Michael Saylor, Chairman, … Read More …

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