Listen to this NPR story (3:59) and ask “How might this model work in higher education?”
Hmm…. if we open our courses, and textbooks, and let students design the learning materials and spaces they want… what would happen to participation and retention rates?
Students taking statistics at some community colleges won’t need to shell out $50 for the textbook Collaborative Statistics anymore. Rice University is making the book available free online after buying the rights from a commercial textbook publisher.