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Open Textbooks and the Revolution?

November 3, 2009

Gary Matkin, Dean of Continuing Education at University of California, Irvine, critiques the current status of the open textbook development in the context of  educational change in his March 2009 paper titled:  Open Learning:  What Do Open Textbooks Tell Us About the Revolution in Education?  He asserts that the shift from traditional to openly available digitized textbooks represents “the most profound challenge that educators have ever faced.”

 

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