Co-creating OER in seven different patterns

Sourcing or creating teaching materials of good quality takes time - time that individual educators often cannot spare. Turning to traditional publishers, which provide copyrighted materials guarantee …

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How to determine the quality of OER in 6 steps

There are a growing number of open educational resources (OER) available on the Internet. While this is good news for educators and learners, it can also be overwhelming to determine the quality of th …

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STEM education: using EdTech to find OER and create quality content

The rise of EdTech plays a huge role in transforming higher education. With EdTech’s digital approach, educators and students can create, share, and find high-quality OER. The result is an optimized l …

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How to incorporate open education in your course

In the last few years, open education has quickly gained momentum. But with its success, challenges arise. Educators turning to open education often feel overwhelmed or don’t know where to begin. So, …

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Pros and cons of using OER

Educational resources (OER) come in different forms and different ways. In some cases one can argue to what extent the resources actually are open or that it possibly is an occurrence of "Open-washing …

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Five characteristics to identify whether learning resources are open

Because of its positive image, OER became a buzzword in the educational field and as a result many resources call themselves 'open' while lacking fundamental characteristics. Sometimes one might even …

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What is OER and for who?

Nowadays if you have anything to do with education, being a student or educator, you must have heard about the term OER. Many already know that OER stands for Open Educational Resources. But what exac …

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