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Ohio’s Digital Textbook Project Webinar Summary

Today I attended the webinar sponsored by the Ohio Board of Regents regarding Ohio’s digital textbook project.   Speakers included: Darlene McCoy, Associate Vice Chancellor, Division of Affordability and Efficiency, University System of Ohio; Dr. Steve Acker, Research Director, eTextOhio Project; Dr. Shu Z. Schiller, Assistant Professor of Information Systems at Wright State University; and Eric Frank, President and Co-Founder, Flat World Knowledge.

Here are some notes I took from the webinar:

Steve Acker, Research Director, eTextOhio Project – Improving the education of those in the state  (of Ohio) is our mission and we hope to graduate 200,000 students in the next 10 years.

Steve provided a brief history of Ohio’s Digital Textbook Project which includes: Continue reading