Industrial Cooperation Project

Research Assistant on the Ford Foundation-funded Cooperation Project at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard studying the educational materials industry, March 2009 – December 2009.


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Details of Work

  • Performed market research on the textbook industry using business databases and market reports
  • Conducted phone interviews with industry experts in open educational resources (OER)
  • Mapped educational materials industry according to positions on copyright and business practices
  • Co-authored an essay on US public policy regarding OER, and contributed a research summary to the Cooperation Project’s annual report to the Ford Foundation
  • Documented all research on a public wiki

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