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OER type - what sort of OER is this?

  • course
  • textbook
  • lesson plan
  • activity
  • background reading

What is in this list is part of a bigger discussion about the OER Foundation's definition of OER and the metadata to go with.

Ontology is Overrated: Categories, Links, and Tags http://shirky.com/writings/ontology_overrated.html

After reading this, WE is probably best served with a few formal categories like those in the metadata template, and unrestricted user tags as two separate things. Need to make the distinction obvious because they may need to be maintained and searched separately.

Vtaylor (talk)02:25, 23 October 2009