World Open Education Week begins on March 10th and Dr. Gary Michelson and his wife, Alya Michelson, say that it’s an excellent direction for the country’s education system. As co-founders of a foundation that is intended to increase the availability of open digital textbooks in order to make higher education more widely available, you could say that World Open Education Week is right up their alley.
That’s because World Open Education Week is all about making educational materials, and some instruction, available to everyone at no cost.
A free education, available to every child, is one of the core values of America, but World Open Education Week is about something more than that. It’s about making higher education freely available too. Read more