Open Education: The Business & Policy Case for OER

The Internet, increasingly affordable computing, open licensing, open access journals, and open educational resources provide the foundation for a world in which a quality education can be a basic human right. Yet before we break the "iron triangle" of access, cost, and quality with new models, we need to develop sustainable open business models with open policies: public access to publicly funded resources.

- Webcast Archive
- Slides

Dr. Cable Green, director of global learning at Creative Commons, will discuss:

  • Specific examples where institution, provinces/states and nations have built effective business cases for OER.
  • How to build effective teams for institution/system-wide OER project in a way that both builds high quality OER and takes your institutions through the cultural shift to open.

This webcast is provided free and open to all, but space is limited.* The WCET webcast, "Open Education: The Business & Policy Case for OER" will run for 60 minutes.

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Cable GreenCable Green
director of global learning,
Creative Commons





Ellen WagnerEllen Wagner 
executive director,




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