Posted in March 2014

OpenStax College Survey Results (Part I)

OpenStax College Survey Results (Part I)

CNX2013 at Rice University (Picture Credit: Beck Pitt CC-BY) Exciting times! I’m currently in Houston and about to head on over to Rice University for CNX2014 tomorrow. I was lucky enough to attend last year’s conference and am returning this year to present some of our research findings on OpenStax College (OSC) textbooks as part of 1…

School of Open: Research Findings (Part II)

School of Open: Research Findings (Part II)

School of Open Logo (Source: https://p2pu.org/en/#schools) Earlier in the week I reported on the preliminary Autumn 2013 pre-course questionnaire results of the work we’ve been doing with School of Open (SOO) over the past year. In this blog post, I’m focusing on the preliminary results of the post-course questionnaire.  We received a total of 22 responses from participants in two out of the…

School of Open: Research Findings (Part I)

School of Open: Research Findings (Part I)

School of Open Logo (Source: https://p2pu.org/en/#schools) CC-BY-SA Ever wondered what it means to “be” open? Or what kind of practices could be considered open? School of Open (SOO) courses focus on a variety of aspects of openness (from understanding copyright in different contexts, to open licensing and what open science is) and offer the opportunity to share, participate and…