Pearson creates searchable catalog of open educational resources

At launch, OpenClass Exchange will contain 680,000 open educational resources.

The number of open educational resources (OER) that educators can choose from is constantly growing. Every week, new — and free — textbooks, quizzes, videos and even full courses are appearing online.

The publishing and education giant Pearson has wrangled up nearly 700,000 of these resources into an easily searchable catalog through its OpenClass Exchange platform.

An expansion of Pearson’s online learning environment OpenClass, Exchange will allow educators to search for and access thousands of resources, including videos from TED Ed, Kahn Academy and YouTube EDU, as well as courses from the Open Course Library.…Read More