The Quiet Revolution in Open Learning

"The concept is simple: Community colleges that compete for federal money to serve students online will be obliged to make those materials—videos, text, assessments, curricula, diagnostic tools, and more—available to everyone in the world, free, under a Creative Commons license. The materials will become, to use the common term, open educational resources, or OER's." | 0 Comments

Free for All: National Academies Press Puts All 4,000 Books Online at No Charge

Today the National Academies Press announced it would offer its entire PDF catalog of books for free, as files that can be downloaded by anyone. The press is the publishing arm of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, and publishes books and reports that scientists, educators, and policy makers rely on. | 0 Comments


Intel unveils new vision for laptops

Intel has unveiled its vision for a new class of mobile computers that it hopes could take over from netbooks as the growth engine for the core PC market and help protect it against the threat from tablets. | 0 Comments

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