Regional Collaboration in Promoting OER Adoption – WCET Frontiers

From Jenny Parks, Russ Poulin and Tanya Spilovoy via WCET Frontiers:

“Textbook prices have risen at a higher rate than any other consumer product. Efforts to use Open Educational Resources (OER) have often been limited in scope. How can we take what has been learned and scale it across institutions, systems, and states?

On November 28-30, 2018, seventy delegates from twelve Midwestern states gathered together to learn, share, and create state action plans for the implementation and expansion of the use of open educational resources. The OER Implementation and Policy Summit for the MHEC States was the first multi-state OER meeting of its kind bringing together national advocates and state-appointed delegates from libraries, distance education, systems, legislators, faculty, students, and K-12.”

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Source: Regional Collaboration in Promoting OER Adoption – WCET Frontiers