Unit 2. Finding and Selecting Open Educational Resources (OER) for a virtual mobility course

Unit 2. Finding and Selecting Open Educational Resources (OER) for a virtual mobility course

This Unit focuses on find, select, use and assess OER. Having successfully completed this Unit, you will be able to:

  • find, select and assess an OER for a virtual mobility course

With Assignment 4 you will be able to apply some guidelines to find, select and use/reuse/make an OER and integrate it in a learning situation

In this unit you will find several examples of Repositories of OER where a countless abundance of OER that could be used are deposited, as well as other online sources and initiatives that are important for searching OER for use or re-use. There are also several initiatives and projects throughout the world that work as repositories of OER.  It´s possible to find and select OERs employing different methods:  1) browsing on topics and subjects; 2) recommendations from colleagues and/or personal friends; 3) searches within organizations with reputation; 4) searches through well ranked resources (Clements & Pawlowski , 2012).

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