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Ed Map and Columbia College Partner to Offer Students Free Textbooks and eTexts

Innovation, affordability, and access are key to Columbia College's vision and values. Ed Map will provide an all-inclusive digital access program to ensure affordable content for all students on or before the first day of classes. (PRNewsfoto/Ed Map)

Columbia College, a private non-profit college headquartered in Columbia, Missouri, has announced a new partnership with Ed Map, Inc. to serve as the official etext and book provider for the college’s Adult Higher Education and Online Education divisions.

For more than 160 years, Columbia College has demonstrated a strong commitment to ensuring student access to quality and engaging higher education. What started as the first women’s college west of the Mississippi River has grown to become a network of more than 35 nationwide locations and an online program that, in total, serve more than 20,000 students annually.

The college offers all…


Be Among the First to Try Ed Map’s New Software!

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Over the years, there have been plenty of things that have changed in our shared educational space. New technologies, new ed-tech companies, and new higher-ed institutions. But the one thing that hasn’t changed is how excited folks are when we talk to them about developing software and services to help academicians discover content fast and easy.

We are pleased to announce our CURATE by Ed Map™ beta software program!

From the start, one of Ed Map’s founders, Michael Mark (Max to all his friends), had a vision for CURATE by Ed Map. What began as a consultative professional service,…


OER: So, I Thought I Was Good to Go – Part 2

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It’s a new reality as I dive into my class. I wonder, are there any adjustments I need to make? No problem. With open educational resources, I can make changes on the fly!

Students arrive in the classroom 15 minutes early today. I’m ready for them – the computer and overhead projector are running, and I’ve already pulled up today’s class materials in the LMS. It is nicely populated with tips, links, videos, and practice materials for today. We will cover meeting etiquette in Hungary. I have a chance to chat with students as they settle in, talking about their…


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