What Are Open Educational Resources?

Though the term "open educational resourcs" has become widely used in recent years, not everyone is clear on exactly what it means. According to the Hewlett Foundation, whose definition is considered the most official, says Lisa Petrides, the CEO and founder of the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME), "[open educational resources] are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others. Read more here.

Publication Date: 
September 06, 2016