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OER Mythbusting!
PublishedOctober 2014
PublisherOpen Educational Resources Policy in Europe

ABSTRACT
This site has one purpose – to bust myths about Open Educational Resources! There are two parts – a mythbusting guide and a quick introduction to OER. Both will help you find fast, simple and useful answers to myths, statements and unsupported claims about how Open Educational Resources (OER) do not work or do not suite educational systems and environments. They do.

Criticism of Open Educational Resources is diverse, motivated by varied anxieties and uncertainties, but also particular interests. Some of this criticism is justified and points to areas which need further work on the part of the OER community, or refer to specific OER projects. Still, much of the criticism is rooted in fallacies that simply need to be explained.

Keywords OER sustainability · OER quality · OER publishing · OER business model · OER adoption · myths · licences · intellectual property · Creative Commons · copyright

Other numberJanuary 22, 2015
RefereedDoes not apply
Rightsby/4.0
URLhttp://mythbusting.oerpolicy.eu/
Access dateJanuary 22, 2015
FileOER_Mythbusting.pdf
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