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Open Educational Resources & Open Access for South African School Teachers / Educators: Why use OER

This is an introduction to Open Educational and Open Access resources for school teachers on the African continent

Why use OER ? Why not just use Library Resources

According to David Wiley, "... Recognizing that the library may already have purchased or licensed copies of materials that could be provided to students for free raises the question:  why not just use library resources instead of making the move to OER?  The answer to this question combines thinking about cost and permissions."  

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Furthermore, the cost of textbooks is extremely high and adds to the cost of education.

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