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Please join us for the Open Education Leadership Summit June 5 – 6, 2013 in Denver, CO.

Congratulations, Kaleidoscope team! Based on its positive impact on student success, Kaleidoscope has received scaling funding to create new open course frameworks, and to engage with new institutional partners. Funding extends through 2013 and 2014. Thank you Next Generation Learning Challenges, for your on-going support.

If you are interested in engaging with the project, please contact kim at

Kaleidoscope uses open educational resources (OER) to improve student success. The partner institutions work together to:

  1. Eliminate textbook cost as a barrier. Faculty members across institutions collaboratively create open course frameworks that use the best existing OER, and reduce required textbook costs to $0.
  2. Drive assessment-driven enhancement of open course frameworks. Project resources analyze assessment, activity and success data to guide faculty members in continually improving the effectiveness of the open resources.
  3. Create a collaborative community to share learning and investment. The project emphasizes institutional engagement, allowing institutional leaders and faculty members to benefit from sharing and collaboration within and across institutions.