The Open TextBook Challenge

While my school, District, State is not OER yet, we will be.  Any other way won’t let us compete for students or provide them competitive resources. Here is some of the current thinking on the subject of Open Textbooks.  From Getting Smart: OER Textbooks Cut Costs.

Smarthistory: Free, Open, Art History Textbook

http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/ Smarthistory.org is a free, not-for-profit, multi-media web-book designed as a dynamic enhancement (or even substitute) for the traditional art history textbook. Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker began smARThistory in 2005 by creating a blog featuring free audio guides in the form of podcasts for use in The Museum of Modern Art and […]