Benefits and Challenges of OER for Higher Education Institutions
Paper commissioned by the Commonwealth of Learning for workshop discussions at the Open Educational Resources (OER) Workshop for Heads of Commonwealth Universities, Cape Town, South Africa, 28 April 2010, and workshop discussions at the Open Educational Resources (OER) Workshop for Quality Assurance Agencies, Windhoek, Namibia, 3 May 2010.
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