Open Educational Resources
Books4Languages offers Open Educational Resources (OERs) for teaching secondary languages, which allow people all over the world to have access to high-quality education.
Open Education Resources have potential to change the education scene, creating a new, modern way of teaching and learning, with personalised, tailor-made materials and approach.
Our 5R philosophy (retain, reuse, revise, remix, redistribute) and OERs (with Creative Commons Licenses) together will provide freedom to access cutting edge courses that could drive down the cost of university-level education and potentially disrupt the existing models of higher education.
The growing number of open resources available to everybody will force the traditional educational institutions to lower their prices, which can also be done through cooperation with open resources providers, such as Books4Languages.
The definitions for the various terms used to describe the page:
Open Educational Resources: freely accessible, openly licensed text, media, and other digital assets that are useful for teaching, learning, and assessing as well as for research purposes.
Creative Commons (CC) license
One of several public copyright licenses that enable the free distribution of an otherwise copyrighted “work”. A CC license is used when an author wants to give other people the right to share, use, and build upon a work that the author has created.