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Advancing sustainability of Open Educational Resources
Koohang, Alex and Harman, Keith

PublishedApril 2009
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume 21, Issue 8, Pages C3 - C3

ABSTRACT
This paper discusses the concept of Open Educational Resources (OERs). The discussion then shift to OER sustainability, a fundamental element essential for the success of OER. Special attention is given to the following as they relate to the OER sustainability: instructional design & presentation; cost of production and maintenance; support; and OER communities of practice as relate to scalability. The paper concludes with recommendations for OERs future research.

Keywords best practices · decentralization · instructional design · scalability · sustainability

Languageen
ISSN1041-1135
DOI10.1109/LPT.2009.2020494
URLhttp://proceedings.informingscience.org/InSITE2007/IISITv4p535-544Kooh275.pdf
Other informationIEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.
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