The Top 7 Ways the Internet Has Changed Learning
In 1980, schools were just beginning to include computer courses as a standard practice. Today, the way teachers and students use the internet is mind-blowing. Over the past decade in particular,..
What Are the Best OER Media Usage Practices?
Media elements are extremely valuable tools to publishers. Without images, any digital learning program would be dull and unengaging. This is especially true today. A 2015 study showed that teens..
Are Open Educational Resources Right For Business Training?
Open educational resources (OER) are openly licensed digital assets that are beneficial for learning and research. These resources are freely available to all. Anyone can use, share, and modify it...
Gutenberg Technology Adds a Courseware Creator
Gutenberg Technology (GT) is pleased to announce the expansion of their suite of technology solutions “Courseware Creator”. GT has a long history in helping educators to create and reuse content. GT..
Link Between OER and Open Access
Open Educational Resources (OER) and Open Access (OA) are similar but not the same. While the primary difference between the two concepts is the purpose behind their creation, the synergy lies in..
Pros and Cons of Using Open Educational Resources
What are Open Educational Resources? Open Educational Resources (OER) are defined as any type of educational and learning material available for free online. These digital tools are used for..
Open Education Resource (OER) and Publishing
If most publishing companies have previously shown some skepticism towards OER (open educational resources), the largest educational publishers have made the first step and launched their first OER..
Public Domain Images for the Budget-Conscious Content Creator
Permissions have gotten expensive, especially for images and video content. For content creators, finding engaging photos, maps, or artwork for free in the public domain takes as much time as..
Let’s Talk Metadata: A Simple Introduction
Though undoubtedly a controversial figure, Edward Snowden brought metadata out of tech team only dialogue and into the public domain in 2013, albeit in a terrifying manner. Since then, even..