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Government support for open educational resources: Policy, funding, and strategies
Stacey, Paul

PublishedJune 2014
Type of workSpecial Issue - Open Educational Resources: Opening Access to Knowledge
JournalIRRODL
Volume 14, Issue 2, Pages 67-80
EditorsMcGreal, Rory and Conrad, Dianne

ABSTRACT
Foundations like Hewlett, Mellon, and Gates provided start-up funding and support that nurtured the field of open educational resources (OER) from infancy to a robust early adolescence characterized by energy and idealism (Casserly & Smith, 2008). However, foundation grants typically focus on establishing exemplars and cannot be relied on for sustaining ongoing operations or generating widespread adoption. One strategy for sustaining and expanding OER is for governments and public funding to take over from the early stage funding foundations provided (Stacey, 2010).

Keywords OER · OER funding · OER policy · OER strategies

Published atAthabasca, Alberta
ISSN1492-3831
RefereedYes
Rightsby/4.0
URLhttp://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/1537
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