A not so direct #OpenEd17 reflection: Openwrapping

I am sure this will generate some discussion/angst at #OpenEd17. Cengage embraces #OER in new product line. https://t.co/S6zEN07PKb pic.twitter.com/ZFbFHHzTZ6 — Daniel Williamson (@new_edu) October 10, 2017 With some well-warranted shaming from the Open Community, corporate textbook publishers are making a dramatic pivot away from openwashing messaging and practices toward a position of embracing and leveraging openly licensed content. Cengage just formally announced such Read More …

Exceptional Quality

In response to David Wiley’s “Stop Saying ‘High Quality,’” his follow-up “Being Clear on ‘High Quality’” and Jeremy Browne’s comment to that second post, I have to agree with Jeremy and his apparent hesitation to using “effective” as the loftiest goal for educational resources. Indeed, there are a wide variety of factors that could influence Read More …