New from ACRL: Environmental Scan and Assessment of OERs, MOOCs and Libraries
A new environmental scan published by ACRL and written by Carmen Kazakoff-Lane, Extension Librarian at the John E. Robbins Library, Brandon University in Brandon, Manitoba.
From an ACRL Blog Post:
[The document] introduces and provides background on the open educational resources (OER) and massive open online course (MOOC) movements and investigates the effectiveness and challenges to sustainability of each. The report will be of interest to those who are seeking to learn about OERs and MOOCs, as well as to those for whom the roles of librarians in the realm of open education is an interest, and includes a substantial set of references for further investigation.
Direct to Full Text: Environmental Scan and Assessment of OERs, MOOCs and Libraries: What Effectiveness and Sustainability Means for Libraries’ Impact on Open Education (47 pages; PDF)
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