Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Open educational resources (OER) I can see being useful for teachers and for students but I also see a downfall in using it. OER can be useful for open textbooks which would reduce the cost of schooling. OER can also be useful because it is an alternative way for teachers to teach their students. If a student is struggling he or she can use the additional resource to help them learn the subject. The downfall of OER, in my opinion, is that teachers might relay more on the OER to teach the students than the teacher teaching the students themselves. Teachers could become more lazy.
Here are three links that could be useful to teachers and students: