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Democratizing Access to Knowledge: Find Out What Open Educational Resouces (OER) Have to Offer
(2012)
  • Michael B. McNally, The University of Western Ontario
Abstract

A presentation provides an overview of Open Educational Resources (OER). It begins by describing what OER are and why they are important. It then examines where OER can be found and provides some screenshots of the OER Commons, MIT`s Open Courseware Initiative and Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT). The presentation also covers copyright and licensing issues, including a description of the Creative Commons licensing system. It concludes with a brief discussion of how to create OER and provides additional references and resources.

Keywords
  • Open Educational Resouces,
  • OpenCourseWare,
  • Open Course Ware,
  • Creative Commons,
  • Open Education
Publication Date
March 7, 2012
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The video of this presentation is available online.

Citation Information
Michael B. McNally. "Democratizing Access to Knowledge: Find Out What Open Educational Resouces (OER) Have to Offer" (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/michaelmcnally/7/