OhioLINK has been named a recipient of a $750,000 grant from Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC), a new initiative focused on identifying and scaling technology-enabled approaches to dramatically improve college readiness and completion, especially for low-income young adults. OhioLINKâ€™s winning project will build off of its successful Ohio Digital Bookshelf program by creating multimedia and self-assessment tools to help students succeed in fundamental math and applied engineering courses. OhioLINKâ€™s proposal was one of 29 recipients chosen out of 600 pre-proposals and 50 finalists. Continue reading OhioLINK receives $750,000 EDUCAUSE grant for multimedia course material
Saw a link to this new blog – College Open Textbooks – on a post from the Xplana blog.Â It’s just a couple months old with about 20 posts relating to open access textbooks.Â The blog appears to be sponsored by the Community College Open Textbook Collaborative, a project funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.Â This should be interesting to watch.