Southeast Missouri State University

Seeking a Better Math Solution

In 2017, Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO) campus leaders were getting an earful from students and parents about the unreasonable cost of the online homework system required for math courses. Additionally SEMO math professors were dissatisfied with the reliability of the system they were using and frustrated that it […]

News: A Milestone Year for OER Designed to Strengthen Learning

Open Education innovator Lumen Learning crosses 100K mark for students using supported OER in a single term

Portland, Ore. (August 21, 2018) – Now entering its sixth back-to-school season, Lumen Learning today announced it crossed a milestone in June 2018 with over 100,000 students using its supported […]

News: College Math Departments Scale Up with Low-cost OER Courseware, Putting Affordability First

Institutions use OER-based Lumen OHM on a wide scale to improve affordability, access, and student success

Portland, Ore. (March 21, 2018) – According to Lumen Learning, 2018-2019 will be a record year for college math departments moving away from traditional publishers’ expensive online textbook packages and towards […]

Open Content Blog: Thinking About Impact

By David Wiley, Chief Academic Officer

Originally posted on the opencontent.org blog, February 9, 2018 

In the spirit of iterating toward openness, I’ve recently had the opportunity to revisit some of my earlier thinking about how to measure the impact of OER-related work. Some of this seemed interesting enough that I thought I would share.

I have […]