The world doesn't need another $150 Algebra One book
Apr 29, 2012
Commentary by Stephen Downes

From Metafilter: "The University of Minnesota recently announced that its College of Education and Human Development has created a searchable that are reviewed by U of M faculty. The books must be Openly Licensed, complete (not a draft version of the text, or a collection of lecture notes), suitable for use outside of the author's institution, and available in print for a reasonable price, generally less than $40 USD. This site differs from other collections of open textbooks in that it is developed and supported by a well known and respected university. University of Minnesota faculty will be paid $500 to write a review of an open-source textbook, the same amount they earn to adopt such a book in class."

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Re: The world doesn't need another $150 Algebra One book

How much of a kick-back did UoM get from FlatWorld Knowledge for this marketing, I wonder? [Comment] [Permalink]

Re: The world doesn't need another $150 Algebra One book

This is it .

Thanks billion to Uni of Minnesota.

This is a thank from all the way from Turkey 10,000 miles away .

Organisation of the web site for ebook is also great .

I promote your site to 4 million university students in Turkey plus 100,000 teachers , professors .

Can I do any thing for you ? I am at your service .

mgozaydin@hotmail.com

I wonder how many of 20 million college students in the USA are using your ebook system.
Why all universities do not do the same for the USA and the world .

Thanks billion again . [Comment] [Permalink]

Re: The world doesn't need another $150 Algebra One book

The world doesn't need another printed Algebra I textbook either. [Comment] [Permalink]



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