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A reflection on the OER debate: Every which way but loose

TitleA reflection on the OER debate: Every which way but loose
Publication TypeWeb Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsBates, T.
Publisheronline learning and distance education resources
Access Year2018
EditionMARCH 18, 2011
Date Published03/2011
Type of WorkBlog
Keywordsdeveloping countries, OER advantages and disadvantages, OER debate, OER movement, OER quality
Abstract

The OER debate is likely to continue for a long time, mainly outside this forum, but I want here to provide if not a wrap-up at least some personal conclusions from the debate so far.

My original post, OER’s: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, and Rory McGreal’s lengthy critique of my post, A defence of the OER movement: Any Which Way You Can, has interestingly generated more discussion on this web site than any other topic. If OER’s are not the main trend in e-learning, they certainly seem to generate the most emotion (or maybe my original post was just more provocative than usual). I’ll come back to this point later. ...

URLhttps://www.tonybates.ca/2011/03/18/a-reflection-on-the-oer-debate-every-which-way-but-loose/
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