Branching Narratives, Interactive Learning, and Open Storytelling

Reading about the new full-motion video (FMV) game Her Story this week, definitely set me on a path of nostalgic reflection. The focus on interactive […]

A Textbook, What Is It Good For?

There is broad support for the notion that textbooks cost too much and yet few people really understand the intricacies of the textbook publishing industry, […]

Marking Learning Content Affordable (Part 2)

In this post, I outline briefly what an affordable content framework might look like in Higher Education. Specifically, I believe we need a solution that: […]

Making Learning Content Affordable (Part 1)

From a general content perspective, there is no reason that undergraduate students in the U.S. should be paying for learning materials. However, until the discovery […]

Three Priorities for Sustainable OER in Higher Education

Market sustainability for OER means widespread adoption and mainstream use. In order to achieve those goals, however, open content must must become more discoverable within […]

What I Got Wrong (and Right) about Digital Learning Materials Back in 2012

Predicting the future is a risky business, but one thing is certain -- the overall cost of digital materials will drop due to increased popularity […]

Important Themes and Dreams for Open Content

I believe there are three dreams that must be realized if open (and affordable) content is to become truly mainstream in our educational systems: 1) […]

Eight Qualities of Open Pedagogy

Open pedagogy is about empowering students and expanding their potential for learning. In this post we share a list of draft qualities for open pedagogy […]

The UnTextbook as a Path to Open Pedagogy

Laura Gibbs' UnTextbook is a great example of how open content can drive open pedagogy by promoting agency, production, and connectivity.

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