A new Moodle community platform under development aims to foster more collaboration.
It also allows a lot of new types of community activities, which I think will bring a new age to OER
creating OER sustainably so that people are being paid to do it. We want to get people together teaching the same course in the same language and enable them to create content together and fund each other, like in a mini-kickstarter project.
create a Creative Commons Moodle course to teach French to native Portuguese speakers, he or she would come up with a rough plan of how much it would cost and how many weeks it would take to develop. Money would be raised through a crowd-funding mechanism; when the courseware is delivered, it would become part of the Moodle community system
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