What are the Benefits and
Challenges of Using OER?
Jill D. Flansburg, Ph.D.
Assignment 7
due April 28, 2014
What is OER?
The OERs – Open Educational Resources by
intheacademia is licensed under CC BY 4.0
What are the benefits of using OER?
Lower cost to students by using free materials
 Governor O'Malley
Speaks at College T...
Sharing knowledge with other educators to build resources
 Knowledge sharing by
Ewa Roskosz is licensed
under CC BY-SA 2.0
More choices for classroom activities, videos, etc.
 29/52 choice paralysis by
Lauren Macdonald is
licensed under CC BY-
...
Automatic permission to use many resources
 Open Access
promomateriaal before
and after training by
bibioteekje is licens...
Materials available for review by a number of professionals
 PeerReview of curricula
by Nicole Quek is
licensed under CC ...
What are the challenges to using OER?
No guarantee as to the usefulness of the material
 Quality Control by Se Bon
is lic...
Unknown whether the resource will always be available
 Unknown Error by
Charleston-and-Itchy is
licensed under CC BY-
NC-...
Some educators are territorial of resources or unaware
 Threat Eliminated by
KhaotixDemon is licensed
under CC BY-NC-SA 3...
Some licenses are non-revocable
 No Can Do by Rex
Morache is licensed
under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Looking for suitable free resources can be time consuming
 Help Font Text Note Black
Protection Infinity by
Geralt is lic...
So the decision to use OERs is
up to you
How To Make Good Decisions by 1Reservoir is licensed by
CC BY 4.0
Thank You!
 Images and videos searched at
Open Professionals Education Network
CC Search
Flickr
Google
Pixabay
Open...
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Benefits and Challenges of Using Open Educational Resources

  1. 1. What are the Benefits and Challenges of Using OER? Jill D. Flansburg, Ph.D. Assignment 7 due April 28, 2014
  2. 2. What is OER? The OERs – Open Educational Resources by intheacademia is licensed under CC BY 4.0
  3. 3. What are the benefits of using OER? Lower cost to students by using free materials  Governor O'Malley Speaks at College Tuition Rally at Lawers Mall by Maryland GovPics is licensed under CC BY 2.0
  4. 4. Sharing knowledge with other educators to build resources  Knowledge sharing by Ewa Roskosz is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0
  5. 5. More choices for classroom activities, videos, etc.  29/52 choice paralysis by Lauren Macdonald is licensed under CC BY- NC-SA 2.0
  6. 6. Automatic permission to use many resources  Open Access promomateriaal before and after training by bibioteekje is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
  7. 7. Materials available for review by a number of professionals  PeerReview of curricula by Nicole Quek is licensed under CC BY- NC-SA 2.0
  8. 8. What are the challenges to using OER? No guarantee as to the usefulness of the material  Quality Control by Se Bon is licensed under CC BY- NC 2.0
  9. 9. Unknown whether the resource will always be available  Unknown Error by Charleston-and-Itchy is licensed under CC BY- NC-SA 3.0
  10. 10. Some educators are territorial of resources or unaware  Threat Eliminated by KhaotixDemon is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0
  11. 11. Some licenses are non-revocable  No Can Do by Rex Morache is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
  12. 12. Looking for suitable free resources can be time consuming  Help Font Text Note Black Protection Infinity by Geralt is licensed under CC0 1.0
  13. 13. So the decision to use OERs is up to you How To Make Good Decisions by 1Reservoir is licensed by CC BY 4.0
  14. 14. Thank You!  Images and videos searched at Open Professionals Education Network CC Search Flickr Google Pixabay Open Clip Art Library Fotopedia YouTube with a Creative Commons filter

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