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Creating a map for OER initiatives in Latin America
Amiel, Tel · Soares, Tiago · Ochoa, Xavier

ConferenceLACLO 2014
CountryBrazil, Colombia, South America

In this article we discuss the creation of a federated mapping system focused on OER for basic education in Latin America. We present the rationale and implications of the project, software development, and focus on detailing the creation of a metadata scheme used to categorize OER-related initiatives.

Keywords mapping · metadata · OER · open data · REA

Published atManizales
ISBN1982 - 1611
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