Open Educational Resources Are ‘Moving Up the Adoption Ladder’ Around the World

edsurge | March 03, 2020

Open educational resources have gone global and may help make learning more accessible, equitable and inclusive around the world. So says the new Educause Horizon report, which identifies technologies and trends that are changing higher education. This year’s forecast was created by nearly five dozen higher education experts, a third of them from institutions outside of the U.S. OER was one of six “emerging technologies and practices” the panelists highlighted as most likely to significantly influence postsecondary teaching and learning in the future. “It is moving up the adoption ladder,” says Susan Grajek, vice president of communities and research for Educause, of OER. “It is no longer a niche solution that people are dabbling in, and it’s really moving from being something that people are piloting and experimenting to something people are hoping and expecting to be able to use as a mainstream technology.”

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