There is a lot of talk in OER circles about discoverability. Much of it deals with metadata schemes and other technical details that may seem arcane to some. Here’s a real-world story of discoverability. Over the past couple weeks, I have
Open Education Week
Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. There is a big slate of resources and events happening this week. And check out our curated list of K-12 open education resources here.
I am often prompted to reflect on why people don’t borrow and remix high quality, open licensed educational content more often than they do. There are many projects that have created amazing content and licensed it under a Creative Commons
“We need textbooks!”
Several conversations lately have made me ponder the importance of community understanding and support for various new initiatives like open learning and OER adoption. In particular, I was at a meeting with the mayor and city manager of a local
Should scale be the goal?
I have written before about the connections between OER and open practice and why I think open practice should be the goal, not merely the adoption of OER. While I hope and believe that OER can pave the way for open