Locating Open Educational Resources
ANTS may contain a central hub for library screencast files, but it is not the only place on the Internet where this content can be located. Many people are now contributing files to their Institutional Repositories - but how can you find this conten
Sep 20 2011, 3:27 PM EDT by
Open Educational Resources
I came across an interesting presentation online. It is titled: Open Education ... and Libraries. It is by Ellyssa Kroski.
The presentation begins by discussing the origins of Freely available educational resources with a UNESCO conference in 2002. It then points out a number of organizations that make educational content freely available and concludes by talking about what libraries can - and should - be doing. It also has links to a number of interesting Blogs, Journals, Books and Reports that I think would be worth checking out.
Anyone interested in Open Access, advancing education, and sharing resources can find a wealth of information in this presentation. It is at:
Hope you find it useful,
Nov 24 2008, 2:39 PM EST by