OER Pioneer David Wiley Predicts All Community Colleges Will Dump Traditional Textbooks By 2024 | EdSurge News

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Summary:

"It’s popular to predict the death of the textbook—and these days even textbook providers seem eager to move away from their age-old publishing model. Perhaps we’re in the zombie phase of textbook publishing, when commercial texts are walking corpses that never get fully eradicated.

David Wiley, a pioneer of open education resources who co-founded Lumen Learning, a for-profit company that supports OER efforts, sees one place where textbooks could actually be vanquished by openly licensed alternatives: community colleges. In fact, that day may not be far off.

EdSurge sat down with Wiley earlier this month at the ASU+GSV Summit, as part of our Thought Leader Interview series on the future of education. Below is an edited and condensed version of the conversation, or watch the complete interview."

Link:

https://www.edsurge.com/news/2017-05-23-oer-pioneer-david-wiley-predicts-all-community-colleges-will-dump-traditional-textbooks-by-2024

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Date tagged:

05/24/2017, 23:54

Date published:

05/24/2017, 19:54