Benefits and Challenges of OER

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Benefits and Challenges of OER

  1. 1. Benefits & Challenges of Open Educational Resources Beth Cummings DL Coord / Canvas Admin Bates Technical College OER 101
  2. 2. Benefits  Volume of content  Less expensive to maintain accurate relevant course materials  More equitable access to educational materials  Licensing gives credit where credit due  Greater opportunity for diversified content sources. OER 101 Beth Cummings, Bates
  3. 3. Challenges  Volume of content Overwhelming  Less expensive Offset by higher tech fees, computers etc.  More equitable access Many demographics still are underserved.  Licensing gives credit where credit due Connotation that unless you developed the material, you aren’t authentic.  Greater opportunity for diversified content sources Provided time and effort devoted to research and proper citations. OER 101 Beth Cummings, Bates

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