Friday, March 29, 2024

OER Academic Freedom: A Vehicle for Diversity and Inclusivity -Marci Wicker, Information Today

For the past 20 years, the open educational resource (OER) movement has been building. “A long-term goal is for OERs to be openly licensed ... as well as technologically accessible and editable using generally available tools, and designed with diverse learners in mind,” according to T.J. Bliss and M. Smith in “A Brief History of Open Educational Resources” from 2017. The resounding thump in the hearts of all of those who believe in OERs are those 5 Rs that are relied on to help us reach a more equitable and generous future: Retain, Reuse, Revise, Remix, and Redistribute.