Badge(s) from #IOE12
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Did anyone hear about this? I certainly did not.Now I do find sites that are more in line with my initial thought, that public education is not for sale.
“All of the individuals we sur- veyed felt free digital downloads increased the distribution and impact of their book. None of the authors felt that print sales were negatively affected. Data from our book sale comparison suggest that in the case we studied, free digital distribution did not negatively affect sales. “ (Hilton & Wiley, 2010).Reasons for making free electronic versions available:
"You engage socially by reading, pondering, and responding to others’ posts and tweets. [..] These interactions should be organic and driven by your own desire and interest."Personally I have received one response to a blog post, and I think the person did not continue with the course themselves. I try to end my posts with a blunt statement, or a question, and it has not sparked any discussion yet. It could be my questions that are boring of course ...