LibreTexts: Free the Textbook!

LibreTexts is home to the most downloaded open educational resources (OER) on the Internet today and has already saved students $31 million dollars. The LibreTexts’ mission is to unite students, faculty, and scholars in a cooperative effort to develop an easy-to-use online platform for the construction, customization, and dissemination of […]

OER Author, Advocate, Leader

Dr. Illowsky is co-author of “Introductory Statistics”, “Introductory Business Statistics” and “Collaborative Statistics”, free and open textbooks published by OpenStax College that are used by hundreds of institutions throughout the U.S.& world. In 2013, the OpenEducation Consortium awarded her its top international award, the Educator ACE Award, for her contributions […]

Making living arts open to all

La Galerie Capazza est un lieu d’exception à Nancy mais c’est aussi et surtout une “équipe” d’exception, avec Laura et Denis, Sophie et Gérard Capazza. Ensemble ils rendent l’art moderne vivant et accessible à tous, dans tous les sens du terme. Sans jugement, sans a priori, ils vivent pour les […]

FAV: Making innovation by investing in ideas

Fondazione Aldini Valeriani – FAV is the management school of Industrial Management Confindustria Emilia Area Centro. FAV’s goal is to ensure greater competitiveness for local companies and to develop people skills, encouraging synergies between technical and managerial cultures. FAV issues Open Badge on Bestr for a number of its courses […]

OVS: the retailer who invests in training

OVS S.p.A., the leading brand in Italy for clothing, is not only the largest employer, but also the largest trainer of professionals in the clothing sector, thanks to the OVS Store Management School and the development programmes for new graduates over the whole of Italy. The training pathway perfected by […]

Ca’ Foscari Competency Centre: the development of peoples’ transversal skills

The University of Venice Ca’ Foscari  recently set up Ca’ Foscari Competency Center with the mission to improve people’s performance through the development of their Soft Skills. To further highlight learners’ competencies concerning soft skills, such as motional and Social Competencies, Personal Development and Self Awareness, is experimenting with Open Badge through […]