March 2, 2021

First Meeting of the Open Textbook Network Set to Take Place Next Week

From UMass Amherst: Leaders representing more than 75 colleges and universities across the country will convene on the Twin Cities campus [August 3-5, 2015] to develop strategies for advancing open textbook programs on their campuses. Participants will also gain expertise in helping faculty understand the negative impact high textbook costs can have on students’ academic […]

Open Online Education: MIT and Harvard Announce edX Collaboration

From MIT News: Harvard University and MIT today announced edX, a transformational new partnership in online education. Through edX, the two institutions will collaborate to enhance campus-based teaching and learning and build a global community of online learners. [Clip] The technological platform recently established by MITx, which will serve as the foundation for the new […]