Discussion: Opportunities and Challenges

As you further explore OER, it is important to discuss the benefits and challenges that come to light. We know that OER has tremendous potential to contribute to improving the quality and effectiveness of education, but what challenges stand in our way? And how do we address those challenges?

Share your thoughts and experiences by responding the these questions:

If you are new to using OER:

  • What challenges do you think you might face when integrating OER into your own classes, or helping others integrate it?
  • What opportunities might OER enable?

If you have already integrated OER into your classes, or supported those who have:

  • What challenges did you face?
  • What opportunities did OER enable?