Advantages of using OER in K-12 Education

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What Are Open Educational Resources (OER)? Open educational resources or OER are teaching, research, and learning resources that are available in the public domain for free use. While it is being embraced at every level of education, its adoption is most rampant in K-12 education. .

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The rush to move online and implement technologies that not everybody was comfortable with or solutions that were not tested enough to ensure a problem-free implementation created many barriers in providing a smooth alternative to the traditional way of teaching.


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Can Technology in the Classroom Replace Expensive Textbooks

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Here’s how you can replace these expensive textbooks with technology in the classroom: Adopt a Subscription Model. If educational institutes start adopting OERs in classrooms, students will be able to save a lot of money that would otherwise be spent on purchasing textbooks and rental subscriptions. Although rentals are a good option approved by educational institutes, OER is yet to be widely accepted by educational institutes.

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How Can K-12 Publishers Adapt in the Digital Era


Pearson Adopts a Digital-first Strategy. When students found other alternatives to save their money, such as rental books and second-hand books, publishers decided it was time to provide affordable learning options, without affecting their revenues. Publish Superior Content Than OERs. Publishers must be aware of the free learning resources available on the internet- Open Educational Resources (OERs). Publishers have experienced a digital turbulence in recent times.

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Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

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Reusing eLearning material (OER) from other sources or not, asks UNESCO. Three reasons why I hesitate - Ignatia Webs , September 22, 2010 Unesco is inviting us to jointly discuss OER, so if you are interested, let yourself be heard! concerning OER. by Bill Brandon - Learning Solutions Magazine , September 5, 2010 Adoption and use of social networking by younger workers, who will soon be managers and supervisors, is growing rapidly.

Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March

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Nine Information Alternatives to the Now Defunct Training Magazine - Kapp Notes , March 2, 2010 Unfortunately, Training Magazine is folding up shop on its web site, print magazine and conferences. OER (9). Why Open Content is Not Yet Adopted in the Workplace , March 9, 2010. Best of eLearning Learning. March 1, 2010 to March 14, 2010. March is off to a great start! And it’s nice to see that in the hot topics, the Big Question has had an influence.