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eTexts: A Perishable Opportunity for Higher Education?
January 24, 2012

What role, if any, should colleges and universities play in the shift from print to digital textbooks (eTexts) ? One perspective is that eTexts are a consumer transaction between a publisher …

Tune In January 24 -- eTexts: A Perishable Opportunity for Higher Education?
January 18, 2012

What role, if any, should colleges and universities play in the shift from print to digital textbooks? This free hour-long session, “ eTexts: A Perishable Opportunity for Higher Education? …

Federal “Learning Registry” for Digital Materials Launched
November 14, 2011

Released roughly one year ago, the U.S. Department of Education’s 2010 National Education Technology Plan ( http://www.ed.gov/technology/netp-2010 ) called for the development of “an open-…

Postsecondary Accessible Instructional Materials Public Teleconf. - Aug. 12
July 29, 2011

The Postsecondary AIM Commission filed a public meeting notice this morning announcing an Aug. 12 (11:00 AM – 5:00 PM, EDT) teleconference ( http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/search/pagedetails.action…

Draft Recommendations, Postsecondary Accessible Instructional Materials Commission
July 15, 2011

The federal Postsecondary Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM) Commission met earlier this week to discuss the commission’s first full draft of its potential recommendations to Congr…

Postsecondary Accessible Instructional Materials: Legal Recommendations
June 28, 2011

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) Postsecondary Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM) Commission held an extensive, half-day session on Friday to discuss the working draft of its Le…

June 24 Open Teleconf. - Federal Accessible Instructional Materials Commission
June 10, 2011

The U.S. Department of Education's (ED's) Advisory Commission on Accessible Instructional Materials in Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities (i.e., the AIM Commission)…

Developments to Watch: Federal Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM) Commission
May 24, 2011

The 2008 reauthorization of the Higher Education Act established an Advisory Commission on Accessible Instructional Materials in Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities under the …

A National Action Plan for Addressing the Critical Needs of the U.S. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education System
October 30, 2007

The United States possesses the most innovative, technologically capable economy in the world, and yet its science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education system is failing to …

Successful Clicker Standardization
November 20, 2007

Good Ideas Successful Clicker Standardization Standardizing on a single clicker system enhances pedagogical support while reducing logistical support issues and student costs By Ji…