As Google Scholar continues to improve (just need those bookmarking/tagging functions to arrive now) it increasingly slides serendipitous discoveries into my attention stream. This morning, it tossed me Open Educational Resources and Change in Higher Education: Reflections from Practice, with chapters from two of my friends:
Integrating OER into Open Educational Practices by Gráinne Conole, describing the carrot approach of the OPAL project,
Teaching with Technology: A Personal Journey by Edward P. Rybicki:
"The path is still a rather lonely one, as no one else in my department shares my interest in providing original teaching and learning material, for free, on the Internet. However, and to my pleasant surprise, an entire community of like-minded souls in the university seems to have discovered me — and I have been enriched thereby."