CHALLENGES OF OPEN
EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
STUDENT: JAMES RIVARD
TERM: WINTER 2014

Contact Info: jrivard@yvcc.edu
BENEFITS:
1) OPEN THE DOORS TO THE WORLD AND
FOR ANYONE ANYWHERE TO LEARN
2) PROVIDES A WIDE ARRAY OF
SUPPLEMENTARY MATERI...
CHALLENGES:
1) MAY NOT FIT THE NEEDS OF EVERY STUDENT
2) POTENTIAL ORGANIZATION ISSUES
3) POTENTIAL FUNDING ISSUES
4) LACK...
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Challenges of open educational resources james rivard

  1. 1. CHALLENGES OF OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES STUDENT: JAMES RIVARD TERM: WINTER 2014 Contact Info: jrivard@yvcc.edu
  2. 2. BENEFITS: 1) OPEN THE DOORS TO THE WORLD AND FOR ANYONE ANYWHERE TO LEARN 2) PROVIDES A WIDE ARRAY OF SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS 3) SUPPORTS THE MISSION OF HIGHER ED 4) BREAKS DOWN BARRIERS AND BUILDS COLLABORATION 5) FREE RESOURCE 6) ALLOWS STUDENTS TO SEE COURSE MATERIAL EARLY TO HELP THEM CHOSE APPROPRIATE CLASS LEVEL WHICH SAVES THEM MONEY AND TIME (NOT TO MENTION IT MAY SAVE ON TEXTBOOK COST!) James Rivard
  3. 3. CHALLENGES: 1) MAY NOT FIT THE NEEDS OF EVERY STUDENT 2) POTENTIAL ORGANIZATION ISSUES 3) POTENTIAL FUNDING ISSUES 4) LACK OF INTEREST/INCENTIVE TO SHARE 5) MORE PRESSURE ON RESEARCH VS. THE IMPORTANCE OF QUALITY TEACHING James Rivard

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