“If developing countries allow themselves to be locked in to a certain MOOC platform, they may have to adhere to the foreign values put forth by the platform owners.”
I use to access Open Educational Resources to:
- recommend content to teachers who are building online courses or are adapting their face-to-face courses to a blended methodology.
- to explore Open Educational Resources both in Spanish as in English.
Some of the OER sites I visit to explore didactic materials:
- Coursera: Courses, Online, For Free.
- Free Online Course Materials, MIT OpenCourseWare
- The OpenCourseWare Consortium
- Free Online Courses from Top Universities | Open Culture
- Tufts OER – Tufts OpenCourseWare
- Intute – Virtual Training Suite – Home
- Connexions – Sharing Knowledge and Building Communities
- Netskills: BCE Training Online
- OCW – Tecnológico de Monterrey (Spanish)
- OPENCOURSEWARE universia (Spanish)
I read the chapter 8: Open Educational Resources.
This listing is part of the Free to Learn Guide (look in the Table of Contents: Index of OER Resources)
This guide describes Open Educational Resources (OER) as a cost-efficient method of improving the quality of teaching and learning while at the same time reducing costs imposed on students related to the purchase of expensive commercial textbooks and learning materials.