17 years later: Why Open Educational Resources have not noticeably affected higher education, and why we should care
Open Educational Resources made a dramatic appearance with the 2002 debut of MIT's Open Courseware initiative. In the roughly 17 years since, OER have not noticeably disrupted the teaching approaches at most institutions. Four major hurdles seem the likeliest hindrances to adoption of OER: discoverability, quality control, bridging the last mile and acquisition. OER could unify and advance the essentially disconnected developments in digital textbooks and MOOCs by establishing a global enterprise learning content management system.
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