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Models for Sustainable Open Educational Resources

, National Research Council Canada, Canada

IJELLO Volume 3, Number 1, ISSN 1552-2237 Publisher: Informing Science Institute

Record type: ARTICLE


This paper depicts the sustainability of Open Educational Resources (OERs) in terms of the three models: funding, technical, and content. Discussion and recommendations are focused on the sustainability of OERs and the requirement that we think of OERs as only part of a larger picture – one that includes volunteers and incentives, community and partnerships, co-production and sharing, distributed management and control.


Downes, S. (2007). Models for Sustainable Open Educational Resources. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, 3(1), 29-44. Informing Science Institute. Retrieved April 24, 2019 from .