As you may have read about in either my post back in December or our recent press release with Pearson, VitalSource continues its commitment to improving and simplifying access to course materials. We’re happy to report back some numbers based on recent industry leading improvements in removing courseware access codes and simplifying faculty and student access to course materials.
At VitalSource, we believe in delivering a great user experience on all of our platforms, which means making our solutions easy and efficient to use. I’m excited to share with you some recent enhancements made to our Sampling Portal.
Institutions across the country are looking for ways to reduce the cost of education. One of the many options available to do this is open educational resources (OER). However, institutions frequently report challenges with OER discoverability, accessibility, and ease of distribution. With careful planning and the right tools, OER can be part of your digital course materials program—and your campus can get the same benefits as those offered by traditional content.
When Christopher Weaver was considering graduate school to facilitate a career change, he knew it would be a challenge.
“I had concerns with the time I had to spare as I work full time as well,” said Weaver, a 30-year-old from Yorkshire who works as a structural surveyor.