If We Talked About the Internet Like We Talk About OER: The Cost Trap and Inclusive Access
Iterating Toward Openness
NOVEMBER 8, 2017
The inclusive access model’s goal of reducing the cost of textbooks apparently reminded the article’s author of OER, because she includes some discussion of OER toward the end of the article. However, like many others outside the immediate OER community, this author seems unaware that there is anything more to OER than “free textbooks” that – just like the inclusive access model – make education more affordable.