Lumen in the News

Houston Chronicle (July 2016) San Jac Targets Textbook Sticker Shock

Chronicle of Higher Education (June 2016) As Big Data Comes to College, Officials Wrestle to Set New Ethical Norms

Campus Technology (June 2016) SUNY Project to Expand Access to Open Educational Resources

Achieving the Dream (February 2016) Open Educational Resources (OER) Degree Announced

EdSurge (February 2016) What WALL-E Teaches Us About Adaptive and Personalized Learning

Campus Technology (November 2015) Northern Virginia Community College Shares OER Degree Programs

Inside Higher Ed (November 2015) College Shares Zero-Textbook-Cost Courses

Oregon Business (November 2015) Light Reading: Lumen Learning

Campus Technology (November 2015) Major Study Finds OER Students Do Just as Well–or Better

Campus Technology (October 2015) Affordable Learning at Scale with OER

EdSurge (August 2015) Putting the Person Back in Personalized Learning

GeekWire (May 2015) Portland’s Top Startups Honored at the Oregon Technology Awards

Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (April 2015) Rising Star: Kim Thanos Aims to Disrupt the Textbook Industry with Adaptive Materials that Everyone Can Afford

Chronicle of Higher Education (April 2015) Kim Thanos Wants to Take Down the Textbook Industry

ECampusNews (April 2015) A Great Example of Why Community Collegs are 2015’s Rock Stars

Education Week (April 2015) Lumen Learning’s Open Ed. Resources to Expand with New Funding

GeekWire (April 2015) Lumen Learning Raises $2.5M to Help College Students Save Money with Open Courseware

Education Dive (April 2015) Lumen Learning Raises $2.5 Million in Venture Capital

Portland Business Journal (April 2015) Portland’s textbook-killing startup Lumen Learning nabs $2.5M

EdSurge (April 2015) Investors Open Checkbook for OER: Lumen Learning Raises $2.5M

Politico (March 2015) Gates Foundation Takes on Higher Ed

Slate (February 2015) How to Get a Degree without Ever Paying for Textbooks

CNBC (November 2014) Reducing College Costs Could Mean the End of Textbooks

Chronicle of Higher Education (October 2014) 3 ‘Game Changing’ Ideas from an Ed-Tech Start-Up Competition

Campus Technology (September 2014) Washington State Community Colleges Piloting a Faster, Cheaper Degree Program.

Washington Examiner / Associated Press (September 2014) Open-source Texts Take Root at Md. Colleges.

Campus Technology (August 2014) Complete Guide to Open Educational Resources.

WCET Frontiers (May 2014) Open Educational Resources: How Broward College Online Took the Dive.

CNN (April 2014) Removing ‘barriers’ to education through free college textbooks.

Baltimore Sun (March 2014) New Strategy Would Drop College Textbook Costs to Zero.

eCampus News (March 2014) HBCUs Go Online with Open Educational Resources.

Inside Higher Ed (March 2014) HBCUs Found Online Education Center.

Inside Higher Ed (January 2014) New Partnership for Open Educational Resources.

Hacked Education (December 2013) Top 10 Ed-Tech Startups of 2013.

The Virginian-Pilot (December 2013) A textbook case of students not having enough money.

Daily Press (December 2013) TCC textbook-free degree program finalist for national award.

EDUCAUSE Review (November 2013) Adopting OER: A Case Study of Cross-Institutional Collaboration and Innovation.

Inside Business (May 2013) For some, “buy the book” is gone.

The Hechinger Report (April 2013) Can open educational resources rise again?

New York Times (March 2013) Measure Seeks Campus Credit for Web Study.

Fortune / CNN Money (March 2013) Startups are about to blow up the textbook.

Inside Higher Ed (March 2013) Company Sees Opening for OER.

The Chronicle of Higher Education (March 2013) Open-Education Company Helps Develop Textbook-Free Associate Degree.

Community College Times (March 2013) Textbook-free project could cut degree costs by a third.

Hack Education (March 2013) Weekly News: MOOCs, Badges, RSS, and Twinkies

EdSurge (March 2013) OER Pioneer David Wiley Launches Startup to Help Schools Cut Textbook Costs.

Virginia Pilot (March 2013) TCC plans to offer degree, textbooks not required.

Virginia Business (March 2013) Community college to offer textbook-free degree.

Richmond Times Dispatch (March 2013) Community college to offer textbook-free degree.

ZDNet (November 2012) Canvas Network: Instructure takes on Coursera, et al, with a unique approach to MOOCs.