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Chapter 11 Open Educational Resources (May 2011)
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5 May 2011
There has been a growing interest in recent years in making educational content freely available. Terms such as ‘open content’ and ‘open educational resources’ have gained currency and there is now a well-established international community of those interested in producing, using and researching OER. This chapter is not intended to provide a comprehensive review of the field, but simply to summarise some of the issues and highlight key references.