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OER Research Hub

Explore the website at http://oerresearchhub.org/

Background

The OER Research Hub is a UK-based organization connected to the Open University that gathers and analyzes research on the impact of OER. In keeping with the philosophy of open, they believe that you should not hide your research questions but you should be open so others can help find answers to your questions. The OER Research Hub was funded by the Hewlett Foundation.

Key Points

The OER Research Hub’s work is structured around the following hypotheses:

Discussion Questions

  1. Which section of COUP is the most important to you? Students? Teachers? School administrators? Parents?
  2. How are the OER Research Hub’s hypotheses related to the Open Education Group’s COUP framework?