Harnessing the Power of Many with a Statewide Smart OER Repository
The Central Mass Collaborative SMART OER program and service offers a comprehensive repository of Open Education Resources and additional cost effective digital materials that integrate directly into district LMSs. The Smart OER program empowers rapid curation and dissemination of OER and low cost digital content as a statewide service.
The Smart OER program empowers rapid curation and dissemination of OER and low cost digital content throughout the state of Massachusetts. Digital content professional development on effective curation of OER supported by professional curation services ensures high quality and comprehensively aligned, tagged and maintained content is ingested into the repository.
The Central Mass Collaborative is leading a multi state initiative in New England designed to capture the power of many educators across New England by establishing high standards for digital content curation with an ultimate goal of connecting numerous statewide repositories allowing OER and curriculum sharing across state lines. The collection, dissemination, and collaboration of these initiatives can only be successful with the effective use of numerous IMS standards.