OERs? Solving Many Problems?

What about OERs, are they suitable to help solve current problems? Open educational resources are huge news in the world of higher education, and are at the helm of a burgeoning open education movement. First emerging from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's OpenCourseWare project in 2001, open educational resources have risen in prominence to shape major international policy initiatives and to draw significant research funding. The European Commission, for example, is running a public consultation…