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The Pros and Cons of using OER in the classroom
A student’s perspective
By Lisa Yeager
Hopelink
•OERs makes education accessible for all!
•No expensive books to buy.
•Education can happen anywhere – rural or urban

are...
•Not everyone has ready access to a computer.
• Not everyone knows how to use a computer for homework

or how to load vide...
All images from Microsoft stock images.
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Presentation on OER - a student perspective

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  1. 1. The Pros and Cons of using OER in the classroom A student’s perspective By Lisa Yeager Hopelink
  2. 2. •OERs makes education accessible for all! •No expensive books to buy. •Education can happen anywhere – rural or urban areas. •Multiple mediums make learning easier for all learning styles. •Students can prep for class or review material post class from their own home.
  3. 3. •Not everyone has ready access to a computer. • Not everyone knows how to use a computer for homework or how to load videos or flat books. •There is a learning curve for student and teacher (for homework, communication, etc.) •Start up money to begin a class based on OERs will end, and funds may not be available to continue. •There may be public resistance to this new way of teaching and learning.
  4. 4. All images from Microsoft stock images.

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