Open Educational Resources Angles 


Technical Hurdles to Widespread OER Acceptance

Angle Sneak Peek:

Since open educational resources (OER) appeared on the educational scene in 2002, they have generated great intellectual interest, billions of dollars in investment, and ongoing development by high-profile institutions. Yet acceptance of OER, even at the university level, has yet to reach the jumping-off point from which these resources can start to achieve their potential. Some of the hurdles to such acceptance are technical in nature; some are pedagogical. In this paper, we look at the technical aspects.