OERs in Sustainable Perspective

Standing Conference of Presidents (SCOP), Heerlen, Netherlands, International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).

So long as we think of OERs as charity… as something we create and that we give to the indigent OERs will never be sustainable Here's the new model: Adobe: “we want to be the toolmaker”; Google: GEAR, open source tools . OERs today are about giving people the means to create and then stepping out of the way. Flickr Facebook YouTube Blogger MySpace Yahoo-Groups Revver Writely Wikipedia LiveJournal WordPress Drupal PHP... No audio.

Lecture, Jun 03, 2007.
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