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New issues for OERs
Downes, Stephen

Published18 January 2019
Type of workBlog
PeriodicalVolume 2019, Section Half an hour
CountryCanada, North America

ABSTRACT
This is based on my contribution to the new Creative Commons 'Education Platform' discussion of issues related to open educational resources (OERs). This is the next step following the development of a set of principles for the Platform.

Keywords copyright · faculty confidence · fauxpen content · OER ethics · open licensing · openwashing · student data privacy

RefereedDoes not apply
URLhttps://halfanhour.blogspot.com/2019/01/new-issues-for-oers.html
Access date27 January 2019
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