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2018

Higher Education

Inquiry: The Journal of the Virginia Community Colleges

Open Educational Resources

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Review Of John Shank's Interactive Open Educational Resources, Kim Grewe Sep 2018

Review Of John Shank's Interactive Open Educational Resources, Kim Grewe

Inquiry: The Journal of the Virginia Community Colleges

The use of Open Educational Resources (OER) in higher education is becoming more widespread as college educators explore ways to increase college access and affordability. John Shank’s book Interactive Open Educational Resources: A Guide to Finding, Choosing, and Using What's Out There to Transform College Teaching is one of the better nuts and bolts guides available to those in higher education interested in exploring the use of OER in their courses and programs. This review analyzes Shank’s book and finds that although the guide provides useful advice for collecting, curating, and adopting OER, the book falls a ...