For the latest post in our series on OER business models, we focus on ways in which we can focus on concrete examples of innovation using open educational resources. Burd et al. (2015) highlight several business opportunities for open education described by Moodys: New revenue opportunities through fees for certificates, courses, degrees, licensing, or advertisement […]
OER Sustainability Business Models
Konkol et al. (2021) recently wrote about OER business models and sustainability. They frame this in terms of what they call the paradox ‘“that generating revenue out of OER is not intended, but ignoring income can make OER unsustainable”. This does capture the basic tension inherent in the idea of reducing the cost of educational […]
Business Models for Open Educational Resources
One key strand of our work in the ENCORE+ project is to capture, crystalize and build consensus around the potential of open educational resources (OER) to support alternative and innovative business models. This blogpost summarises some of the existing work in this area and indicates some key areas for further exploration. This is the initial […]
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