In celebration of open education, The 20 Million Minds Foundation would like to honor Dr. Green, a math professor who found a creative way to combat the high cost of learning materials. Dr. Larry Green of Lake Tahoe Community College (LTCC) teaches all mathematics and statistics courses available at LTCC.
By: Phil Hill Inflation-adjusted student costs for attending college continue to rise in most cases, and more students are graduating with debt than ever before; however, the pace of increases is lower in the past year than in prior years. Costs and debt levels vary across different states, different sectors
By: Phil Hill It is the nature of a man as he grows older- to protest against change, particularly changes for the better. – J. Steinbeck One of the most common assumptions I hear when I’m helping a particular school or when talking to ed tech vendors is
By: Phil Hill Two days ago I wrote at e-Literate about a new nationwide survey of teaching faculty on their awareness and adoption of Open Educational Resources (OER). The official press release describes the survey: Teaching faculty at institutions of higher education remain largely unaware of open educational resources (OER),
By: Phil Hill Earlier this week I described the Gates Foundation funding of next-generation Courseware. Courseware emerged as a product category that overlapped all three domains: it includes content tightly integrated with its own platform, and it generally is driven by learning objectives that can explicitly determine the design of