The Practical Cost of Textbooks

There’s a great conversation – a debate, almost – occurring right now about two indisputable facts: The College Board recommends that students budget around $1200 per year for textbooks and supplies. Surveys of students indicate that they spend around $600 per year on textbooks. How can there be a debate about facts which no one … Read more

The OER Adoption Impact Explorer

(Cross-posted from the Open Education Group blog) I’m very excited to announce the launch of the OER Adoption Impact Explorer. This interactive tool lets users adjust a range of Institutional Settings to match their local context and estimate what the impact of adopting OER would be on their students and campus.¬†Users can also¬†tinker with a … Read more