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Ten Years Later: Why Open Educational Resources Have Not Noticeably Affected Higher Education, and Why We Should Care (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu

Ten Years Later: Why Open Educational Resources Have Not Noticeably Affected Higher Education, and Why We Should Care (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu | Teaching in the XXI century | Scoop.it
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Key TakeawaysOpen educational resources made a dramatic appearance with the 2002 debut of MIT's Open Courseware initiative.In the roughly 10 years since, OERs have not noticeably disrupted the traditional business model of higher education or affected daily teaching approaches at most institutions.Four major hurdles seem the likeliest hindrances to adoption of OERs: discoverability, quality control, bridging the last mile, and acquisition.OERs could unify and advance the essentially disconnected developments in digital textbooks and MOOCs by establishing a global enterprise learning content management system.


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ghbrett's curator insight, February 26, 2013 10:42 AM

This is an important and interesting article. On the other hand, way back when before the networks, I recall an EDUCOM Educational Uses of IT (EUIT) program was giving awards to professors and developers of academic software for microcomputers. What made a strong impression on me was that they said, even then, that it took at least seven, yes 7, years from concept to adoption of the software in higher education. Some cultures, like academia do not change very fast.

 

BTW Thanks to Heiko Idensen and markusmind for their pre-scooping this article.

Robert Farrow's curator insight, February 27, 2013 5:16 AM

What are barriers to widespread OER adoption?  According to Kortemayer, they are discoverability, quality control and content management...

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Scenarios for Open Unbundled Learning Provision - WikiEducator

Scenarios for Open Unbundled Learning Provision - WikiEducator | Teaching in the XXI century | Scoop.it

Scenarios for creating assessment & certification for #OER -based learning.


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Open Research Online - Browse by Academic Unit/Department

Open Research Online - Browse by Academic Unit/Department | Teaching in the XXI century | Scoop.it

OU of UK repository. You have to create an account (free). All their research is listed. Good resource.


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Igor Lesko: The Use & Creation of Open Educational Resources & OpenCourseWare in Teaching in South African Higher Education Institution

  


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In protest against the #OER movement having lost its way, I change my default license to Creative Commons Attribution (BY)

In protest against the #OER movement having lost its way, I change my default license to Creative Commons Attribution (BY) | Teaching in the XXI century | Scoop.it

Yesterday, Trudi van Wyk, who I respect and like a great deal, posted on facebook about the OER contress, and a link to http://oercongress.weebly.com/

I commented, "Please can we try to get it right, and find a way to clean up the mess we are currently in, and getting dug deeper and deeper into.


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