Tags Open Educational Resources

California's new budget includes $115 million for open educational resources

by Emily Bamforth

California Gov. Gavin Newsom's May revised budget includes investments in zero-textbook degrees and open educational resources, along with other major spending for higher education IT.

Notes platform StuDocu raises $50 million in funding round

by Emily Bamforth

StuDocu, a platform where users upload their notes and study guides, raised $50 million in its latest round of funding from the venture capital firm Partech.

No one wants to pay $200 for a textbook

by Colin Wood

Market competition, the growth of open educational resources and a demand for interactive online tools is finally driving down textbook prices.

SETDA's new educational resources tool gathers reviews across states

by Robert Low

Commentary: Twelve states are participating in a pilot project that aims to inform educators across the country of the best resources.

University students saved $177 million in 2018 using OpenStax OER

by Ryan Johnston

The era of traditional textbooks and their high costs is coming to a close, says OpenStax' David Harris.

New higher ed Horizon Report is released after uncertain future

by Corinne Lestch

The new report, published by EDUCAUSE, comes after its parent company, the New Media Consortium, went bankrupt last year.