Harnessing the Use of OERS in Teacher Education
Keywords:curriculum, instruction, open education resources, pre-service teachers
Open educational resources (OERs) are used by teachers to help find resources to integrate into their classroom and find resources for teaching and learning (UNESCO, 2019). The purpose of this study was to investigate the OERs that pre-service teachers (PSTs) used within their field experiences during one semester in a clinical course. To address the purpose of this study, the researchers collected survey data and lesson plans before and after conducting two OER lesson plan trainings. Findings suggest PSTs may benefit from learning about OER resources, how to use them when planning lessons, and how to cite them properly in lessons within all subject areas.
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