400 Free Online Textbooks

By on February 10, 2010

Thanks to a 2008 California law the Open Educational Resources Center for California now provides over 400 open textbooks to the public. The site was intended for California’s community-college faulty and staff members, but it is open for anyone to use. As the number of visitors to the site grows to a significant level they Read More...

The Dog Ate My Paper! (hard drive nightmares)

By on December 1, 2009

We’ve heard hundreds of horror stories of students losing their paper. Whether it is computer theft or a hard drive crashing, we are all vulnerable to loss of intellectual property. Days, even months of work can disappear in an instant. Each term we exhort students to back up their data frequently, but faculty members are Read More...