Open Educational Resources (OER) Benefits & Challenges

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Published on February 27, 2014

Author: lmeg84

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Brief summary of OERs' benefits and challenges.

Global Open Educational Resources Logo by Jonathasmello is licensed under CC-BY 3.0 Benefits and Challenges This work by Lina M. Espinosa Gómez is licensed under a CC-BY-SA 4.0 International License.

Benefits  Build, share and expand knowledge.  Education available for everybody, not just those who pay for it.  Cost effective for all: students, teachers, and administration.  Better quality of contents: improvement and revisions by other users.  Decide what type of CC license to use: restrictions and permissions.  Develop and promote research.  Marketing and increase reputation: Show your work to the world.  Endorse lifelong learning. This work by Lina M. Espinosa Gómez is licensed under a CC-BY-SA 4.0 International License. 1

Challenges  Access to computers and Internet for all.  Content maintenance: time, money and resources to keep materials updated.  Mistrust when using other people´s work.  Content misconstruction by other users: quality assurance.  Scarce public understanding of OER.  Fear of losing property of work: non revocable CC licenses.  Use of a resource without adapting it to the institution / student needs (Learning objectives, learning style, etc.) This work by Lina M. Espinosa Gómez is licensed under a CC-BY-SA 4.0 International License. 2

References 3  Jonathasmello . Global Open Educational Resources Logo . Licensed under a CC-BY 3.0. Retrieved on February 27, 2014 from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Global_Open_Educational_Resources _Logo.svg .  SBCT. (2014). Course: How to use Open Educational Resource, Winter 2014. Module 7. Licensed under a CC-BY 3.0. Retrieved on February 27, 2014 from: https://sbctc.instructure.com/courses/940994. This work by Lina M. Espinosa Gómez is licensed under a CC-BY-SA 4.0 International License.

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