As student debt mounts in the trillions, Open Educational Resources (OER) is a promising alternative to pricey textbooks. There are still many barriers to widespread adoption, including content quality, customizability and discoverability. OER can overcome these challenges at scale with a community model for peer review that allows professors to share and collaborate on content in real-time. OER will see long-term success if educational content can be iterated on and updated in near real-time.
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