This Is the Big One!!!! The OER Bill

David Wiley, iterating toward openness, Mar 27, 2009
Commentary by Stephen Downes

David Wiley has been busy recently. His open access learning company, Flat World Knowledge, has received $8 million in venture capital funding - and while I congratulate him, I caution, that VC funding is often the first step toward compromising one's values (the ridiculous PR-speak has already started). Wiley has also been looking at open education and accreditation. And while fighting an anti-OER bill he is celebrating an Illinois bill that supports OER.
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