Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

Reporting showing that the use of open course materials would save students in Washington state Community and Technical Colleges $1.26 million during the 2011-2012 school year. "This alone is greater than the $1.18 million cost of producing the courses." People keep talking about how open online learning "needs a business model" - it seems to me that this is its business mode, right here. The full report in PDF.

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