Accessibility of OER

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OER quality must address accessibility. Apart from being free-of-cost to remix, we need to think about how easy it is for the reuser to edit the OER. One aspect I'm not sure about - and I hope others can help me with - is the technical format. Do we really need all images to be svg ? or can we use jpg, png as usual ?? Also podcasts are described as OER - and I wonder how easy these are to edit, remix and reuse. Any ideas ? paul

Paul-1 (talk)08:43, 20 January 2013

Hi, Paul. When it comes to podcasts, if one knows what one is doing it's not hard to remix audio for other purposes. Free software like Audacity makes it not too tough. While personally I like the idea of using free formats like .flac and .ogg, Audacity and audio editors like it can handle a wide variety of formats, including .mp3, .wav, and many others. So I have no problem thinking of podcasts as OERs provided they're in the public domain or have a free enough license. --SteveFoerster 13:16, 21 January 2013 (UTC)

SteveFoerster (talk)13:16, 21 January 2013