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Open Educational Resources (OER)
Reuse – copy verbatim // Redistribute – share with others // Revise – adapt and edit // Remix – combine with others  // Retain - make, own, and control copies
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Kelly Burke: Publishers Challenge Quality Of Open Educational Resources

The International Publishers Association (IPA) has published a paper that raises questions about the quality, sustainability, and public funding of Open Educational Resources (OER).
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Kevin Carey: Never Pay Sticker Price for a Textbook Again. The open educational resources movement that’s terrifying publishers

Kevin Carey: Never Pay Sticker Price for a Textbook Again. The open educational resources movement that’s terrifying publishers | Open Educational Resources (OER) | Scoop.it

Now a startup called Boundless.com is trying to change that with a service it calls “textbook replacement.” Over the last decade, a great deal of academic content has been made available on the Internet, for free. The open educational resources (OER) movement has produced high-quality texts, videos, charts, problem sets, and other useful content in a huge array of subjects. Some of the authors are college professors who want to share their work at a larger scale; others are sponsored by nonprofits promoting education in the developing world that embrace the ethos of the open Internet.

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