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Mapping the OER Landscape

November 12th, 2012 by Graham Attwell

The UNESCO Community on Open Educational Resources has launched a new initiative. Susan D’Antoni says: “The very success of the OER movement in its growth over the decade has made it difficult to have a comprehensive overview of the various initiatives in institutions, countries and regions.  Sometimes it is even hard to know who is doing what in one’s own environment.

Our discussion …Let us consider two main questions, although there will be others:

1.   Would a world map to visualize the global OER landscape be useful?

2.   Could the OER community work in collaboration to design, build and maintain such a map?

The discussion is taking place through an email list. You can join here.

One Response to “Mapping the OER Landscape”

  1. Scott Leslie says:

    Wow, what a surprise, more “planning to share” from UNESCO. It sounds churlish to criticize such obviously well-meaning folks, but this is just more of what is wrong with the top-down approach to both open and education.

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