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Open Educational Resources: Breaking the Lockbox on Education
November 13, 2013

The Hewlett Foundation’s Education Program recently revisited its Open Educational Resources (OER) strategy in an effort to better understand how its philanthropic investments—within the co…

7 Things You Should Know About MOOCs II
June 11, 2013

A MOOC is a model of educational delivery that is, to varying degrees, massive, open, online, and a course. Most MOOCs are structured similar to traditional online higher education course…

Up and Away: Open Access in Portugal
May 6, 2013

Portugal stands out among nations that have embraced open access to scholarly communication because of its early adoption of institutional policies , creation of a network of reposito…

Sustaining Our Digital Future: Institutional Strategies for Digital Content
January 30, 2013

This UK report, commissioned by the Strategic Content Alliance and undertaken by Ithaka S+R, "Sustaining Our Digital Future: Institutional Strategies for Digital Content", tells of how …

UC Irvine Open Chemistry Initiative
March 11, 2013

Just in time for Open Education Week , Inside Higher Education reports the University of California, Irvine, (an Open Courseware Consortium member) has made the full course curricu…

The Cost and Quality of Online Open Textbooks: Perceptions of Community College Faculty and Students
February 4, 2013

Proponents of open educational resources (OER) claim that significant cost savings are possible when open textbooks displace traditional textbooks in the college classroom. We investigated st…

Ultra-Affordable Online Courses and the Transformation of Higher Education
January 23, 2013

Brian Voss and Burck Smith will explore higher education's changing landscape and what it means for our IT community. Join us for a discussion spanning traditional institutions, entrepre…

E-Content: Opportunity and Risk
September 5, 2012

Shel Waggener is Senior Vice President of Internet2. The debate is over: students are asking for digital now, this semester. It isn't as if we didn't know the change was coming.…

ERO Podcast: Chief of Staff for the Khan Academy, Jessica Yuen
September 5, 2012

In this podcast, we talk with Chief of Staff for the Khan Academy, Jessica Yuen. In our conversation, she discusses the Khan Academy's use of analytics, attitude toward affordability for stu…

ERO Podcast: Cable Green of Creative Commons Talks About Openness
September 5, 2012

In this podcast, Cable Green talks about Open Access, Open Resources, and Open Policies. Cable Green is director of global learning for Creative Commons. …