One of the things he discusses is the new Cengage Unlimited subscription model for accessing publisher content. His point is he thinks this system provides a way to lower student costs without faculty having to deal with the problems associated with Open Educational Resources.
Those problems include:
- Finding Quality Content (he says OER quality is “a mixed bag”
- The Curation Issue
- Ongoing Maintenance
What do you think about Cengage’s new “unlimited” model?
Open educational resources offer enormous possibilities for college students and professors, but much work remains in finding, curating and maintaining the curricular materials, Fernando Bleichmar writes.
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