Interested in learning more about open educational resources, like open textbooks? Here are a couple of Inside Higher Ed articles published during International Open Access Week that can help you understand the open models associated with these resources:
A horizontal approach to open educational resources reaches the most students in the quickest way possible, writes Daniel Williamson. Read “A Horizontal Move in the Right Direction”.
The emerging model of openly licensed educational content makes pedagogical as well as financial sense for today’s higher education market, fostering inclusivity and knocking down the wall between writer and reader, writes Brian Jacobs. Read “Openness and the Decline of the Textbook Author”.