What is OER?


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By "open educational resources" we understand http://www.oecd.org/document/26/0,3343,en_2649_35845581_35733402_1_1_1_1,00.html :

  • Open courseware and content;
  • Open software tools;
  • Open material for e-learning capacity building of faculty staff;
  • Repositories of learning objects;
  • Free educational courses.

The term OER has been used to refer to learning materials such as:

  • Learning objects (quizzes, crossword puzzles, flashcards, animations, etc.) (http://taste.merlot.org/repository.html)

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