User:Serowe/Open Educational Resources

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  • To learn the basics of Open Educational Resources (OERs)
  • To list some forms of OERs

By definition, they are educational materials and resources offered freely and openly for anyone to use and under some licenses to re-mix, improve and redistribute. OERs include:

  • Learning content: full courses, course materials, content modules, learning objects, collections, and journals.
  • Tools: Software to support the creation, delivery, use and improvement of open learning content including searching and organization of content, content and learning management systems, content development tools, and on-line learning communities.
  • Implementation resources: Intellectual property licenses to promote open publishing of materials, design-principles, and localization of content.

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Web Resources

Please visit the link provided and read about some of the initiatives of OERs [ ]

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Please expand on the following in relation to OERs

  • Build capacity among teachers/educators to develop free content for learning using open source software
  • Establish a platform for collaboration
  • Provide unlimited access to information.