We talked to Bryan Alexander (NITLE) about Pearson’s and Blackboard’s flirtations with “openness.”
Pearson OpenClass – http://youtu.be/W8Bm2o-pHWQ
Blackboard’s Press Release – http://www.blackboard.com/About-Bb/Media-Center/Press-Releases.aspx?releaseid=1618654
Google announced the winners of its Project 10 to the 100 prize. Among the winners – The Khan Academy (http://khanacademy.org/) Seems like a win for OER. Did you know that FLC is a member of the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources?
FLC has officially joined the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER).
Details here: http://oerconsortium.org/
If you are interested in adopting one of the many open textbooks, or want information on the program, contact Zack.