Online Learning Update

August 13, 2019

Using OER courseware to improve your curriculum

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:03 am

BY BRANDI THOMAS, eCampus News

While the use of OER (open educational resources) is often praised as a low-cost and more accessible alternative to physical textbooks, there’s still a lot of criticism surrounding OER courseware. Many educators are concerned about issues such as compatibility with existing learning management systems, quality of materials, course customization options, and more. But there is an often-overlooked middle ground between OER and traditional textbooks: enhanced OER courseware. This type of digital solution builds a course on a foundation of OER materials, then enhances it with ancillary materials such as analytics, assessments and videos.

https://www.ecampusnews.com/2019/08/02/using-oer-courseware-to-improve-your-curriculum/

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