ERIC Number: EJ792137
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Reference Count: 0
The Infrastructure of Open Educational Resources
Smith, Marshall S.; Wang, Phoenix M.
Educational Technology, v47 n6 p10-14 Nov-Dec 2007
The success of OER is likely to depend on a flexible, extendable infrastructure that will meet the challenges of an evolving World Wide Web. In this article, the authors examine three key dimensions of this infrastructure--technical, legal/cultural/social/political, and research--and discuss possible directions for development. (Contains 1 table and 12 footnotes.)
Descriptors: Internet, Educational Resources, Information Networks, Strategic Planning, Technology Planning, Educational Technology, Shared Resources and Services, Technological Advancement, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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