The benefits OER offer are numerous and unevenly distributed. This presentation weighs the benefits and costs (broadly defined and including opportunity costs) of OER use, creation and adoption for six key stakeholder groups - students, faculty, administrators, librarians and educational facilitators, governments and lifelong learners. A better understanding of costs and opportunities is an important facet in encouraging greater uptake in the OER movement. Presenter: Michael McNally (School of Library and Information Studies, University of Alberta).
"The Campus Alberta Open Educational Resources (ABOER) Initiative is made possible through an investment from the Alberta government."