Open Content: when is it effective educationally?

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Abstract
Open Educational Resources (OERs) are often seen as a subset of Open Content. This raises the question of what characterises OERs and distinguishes it from other types of Open Content? And if the content is deemed educational then what makes it effective in promoting learning in a prospective learner?
Year of Publication
2007
Conference Name
Open Education 2007: Localizing and Learning
URL
http://oro.open.ac.uk/17830/