Writing Activity – “Why Open”

Your “assignment” is to write about your thoughts on the question “Why Open?”.  Specifically, address the following questions:

  • Do you have doubts or reservations?
  • Are you still undecided about the whole concept?
  • Do you have a vision, murky or clear, about where in your courses you may want to use Open Educational Resources?
  • Do you feel that OER takes money/ resources away from intstructors/ professors? Why or Why not?
  • Do you feel that it would be too hard to find and implement OER in your courses? Why?
  • Express your current impression of the quality of OER available.