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An overview of Open Education Resources for higher education
Cheung, Simon K S. · Li, Kam Cheong · Yuen, Kin Sun · Lam, Jeanne [secondary] · Li, Kam Cheong [secondary] · Cheung, Simon K S. [secondary] · Wang, Fu Lee [secondary]

Published2013
SeriesCommunications in Computer and Information Science
Volume 407, Pages 26 - 34
PublisherKnowledge Sharing through Technology, Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Original Publication8th International Conference on Information and Communication Technology in Teaching and Learning, ICT 2013, Hong Kong, China, July 10-11, 2013, Revised Selected Papers

ABSTRACT
Since adopted in early 2000’s, open education resources (OER) have evolved as a major source of learning materials for higher education. In general, there are four categories of OER, namely, open textbooks, open courseware, open online courses, and open-source software and tools to support teaching and learning. This paper attempts to characterize these four categories of OER with representative examples, and elaborates various commonly adopted open licensing options for OER.

Keywords higher education · online open courses · open courseware · open education resources · open license · Open textbook

Published atBerlin, Heidelberg
ISBN978-3-642-45272-7
ISSN1865-0937
RefereedDoes not apply
RightsSpringer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
DOI10.1007/978-3-642-45272-7_3
URLhttp://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-642-45272-7_3
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