The word curation is most commonly used in reference to organizing a museum’s collection or an art exhibition. However, with the rapidly growing amount open educational resources (OER) available on the Internet, the art and science of curation is becoming vital to the field.
While OER have made learning available to a larger section of the population, we have to take into account accessibility to technology and Internet and be mindful of differences in cultures and languages to make way for a more inclusive and equitable OER.
On January 22nd, 2018, the Cape Town Open Education Declaration celebrated 10 years since being signed by a small group of advocates to encourage open education.
This week, Creative Commons USA released a new resource for state policymakers interested in tackling the high cost of college textbooks and improving student outcomes in the process.