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IDRC partners with Lumen Learning to Create Next-Generation Courseware

Posted October 1st, 2014 by Jonathan Hung

Lumen Learning has been selected to receive funding as part of the Next Generation Courseware Challenge, a $20 million grant competition from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to build exemplary, affordable digital course materials that improve student success among low-income and disadvantaged learners. The Inclusive Learning Resource Centre (IDRC) is excited to be a partner in this project. The IDRC will design the courseware’s universally accessible user experience.

For more information about the project, read the Lumen press release.

About Lumen Learning

Lumen Learning provides high quality open courseware and support for institutions seeking to transition high enrollment courses to open educational resources (OER). Lumen’s OER-based courseware and support have been used by 60+ higher education institutions, including six of the 20 largest U.S. community colleges and system-level agreements in three states. Lumen Learning pioneers research- based approaches to successful adoption of open educational resources.