ERNOER-European Research Network of Open Education Resources of Madrid Open University is a collaborative space in which more than 50 international educational institutions and presitigious universities are involved. This space is based on wiki technology. Its main objectives are, on one hand, to serve as a database for the best and most varied open educational resources and, on the other hand, the collaborative creation of knowledge around open contents and among the participant institutions.

Published in English
Wednesday, 29 June 2016
The idea of open educational resources (OER) has numerous working definitions. The term was firstly coined at UNESCO's 2002 Forum on Open Courseware and designates "teaching, learning and research materials in any medium, digital or otherwise, that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaptation and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions. Open licensing is built within the existing framework of intellectual property rights as defined by relevant international conventions and respects the authorship of the work". Often cited is the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation term which defines OER as:
Published in English
Monday, 14 March 2016