Some Notes On Lumen Learning's $3.75 million Funding Round Led By Follett -e-Literate
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"OER has not entered the mainstream yet, and as it does become more widely adopted, we should not expect the form of solution to remain the same. The majority of discussion around OER positions them as free textbook replacements, but that does not mean this solution will or should be the one we are talking about in 5 years. Lumen Learning is making a bet that they are addressing the barriers to usage of OER and creating a new solution that better addresses faculty and student needs. And guess what – so are many of the traditional publishers. It’s just that they’re attacking the problem from very different perspectives."