David Wiley, a supporter of open-educational resources, argues that the free materials easily top commercial resources when judged by "learning outcomes per dollar."
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August 08, 2014
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July 21, 2014
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July 14, 2014
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July 11, 2014
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July 08, 2014
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July 03, 2014
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June 29, 2014
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