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12 Open Educational Resources: From Khan to MIT

Higher education can now tap into an explosion of educational resources that are free to view, download and modify. That's disruptive to commercial textbooks, media and assessments.
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Next is yet another nonprofit site dedicated to organizing the best OERs for higher education.

The Saylor Foundation was established in 1999 by Michael J. Saylor, chairman and CEO of business intelligence company MicroStrategy, and is dedicated to making education free. Professors employed by the foundation locate, vet and organize OER materials. They also create some of their own.


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Patrick D
Patrick D,
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4/9/2015 | 9:52:04 AM
More free educational resources
Another great website that combines a lot of these resources and more is  This simplifies the process of searching for open educational resources by subject.
Tom LaSusa
Tom LaSusa,
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3/18/2013 | 2:56:53 PM
re: 12 Open Educational Resources: From Khan to MIT
Hi Leo,

I know this isn't the first time you've posted a comment like this. I don't recall anyone on our staff committing to such a 'new year's resolution.' By all means if you remember seeing one our our team saying so, please point us in that direction.

Tom LaSusa
InformationWeek Community Manager.
Leo Regulus
Leo Regulus,
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3/15/2013 | 3:24:40 PM
re: 12 Open Educational Resources: From Khan to MIT
Information Week only had one important New Year's Resolution this year. '"No Slide Show Articles with out a prominent 'View-as-one-page' link." How's that working out for you so far?
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