I’ve been thinking lately about the intersections and interdependency between OER and open learning. Just after my last post, some unrelated conversations bubbled up in the interwebs, including one in which David Wiley asserted that “‘Open pedagogy’ is the set
Open Education Week!
Next week March 5-10 is the first annual Open Education Week! Open Education Week is a global event that seeks to raise awareness about the benefits of free and open sharing in education, especially Open Educational Resources (OER). OER are
The quality issue
There is a lot of talk right now about concerns regarding quality and OER. Quality is obviously of foremost concern with regard to educational materials; however, I think that those who are castigating OER on the basis of quality concerns
Online and free ≠ open
Newsweek ran an article this week about online courses. This article provided some publicity for the OER movement…except that the article really wasn’t about OER. The article said, in part, “In addition to YouTube EDU, Web sites like iTunes U,