Julie Lalonde: A leader with heart

I would like to recognize Julie Lalonde as a person who leads with heart within the Government of Canada. Julie is the type of leader that not only recognizes the potential in people but helps to grow and nurture that potential. She is a proponent of the democratization of knowledge […]

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 […]

SUNY Exploring Emerging Technologies for Lifelong Learning and Success (#EmTechMOOC)

Exploring Emerging Technologies for Lifelong Learning and Success (#EmTechMOOC) is an open-access learning opportunity provided by the State University of New York (SUNY) to identify the value and implications of using established and emerging technology tools for personal and professional growth. Participants gain lifelong learning strategies to keep pace with […]