By Judith Sebesta, Ph.D., Executive Director, DigiTex  Knowledge should be free.  --Kaushik Sinha The price of college textbooks has skyrocketed over the past 30 years. Two-thirds of college students say that they’ve delayed buying a textbook because it was too expensive—even though 90% of those students worry that not having the textbook will affect their … Continue reading Introducing

DigiTex Connections – October 2021

After a short break following the publication of our DigiTex and TxQMC Annual Reports in September, DigiTex Connections is back with our October issue. For an important announcement about Texas Learn OER, information about several of our new publications, and much more, please access our newsletter here, or click on the image to the right.

An Academic Staff’s Journey to Open Education Leadership

by Beatrice Canales, MLS, Academic Unit Assistant, MESSH-Early Childhood Studies, San Antonio College “Show me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” --Confucian philosopher, Xun Kuang Professional development in open education leadership can start from necessity and never ends since the field is always changing. The ability to appreciate … Continue reading An Academic Staff’s Journey to Open Education Leadership