Information about Open Content for Development (OC4D)
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the purpose of Open Content for Development (OC4D)?
Open Content for Development is a completely free online database that hosts Open Educational Resources (OERs). While there are general categories of data (i.e. Literacy, Self Reliance), any information pertaining to the topics within the field of development are made easily accesible on this portal.
What are Open Educational Resources (OERs)?
Open Educational Resources (OERs) are freely accessible, openly licensed resources that are particularly useful for teaching, learning, and researching.
Who can upload content?
Anyone from any place in the world is encouraged to upload content, even in their own language!
Who is the content for?
By nature, Open Educational Resources are for everyone to download, study, revise, and share.
What content can be uploaded?
Any content/resource that you feel has benfitted your life or the lives of others around you is encouraged to be uploaded and shared. Uploading personal experiences, testimonials, or success stories related to any content found here is also greatly encouraged and can be profoundly beneficial to future users.
How is uploaded content reviewed before being published?
The revision process is quite simple: admins first read the content and then correspond with any questions or concerns. After this, the content is categorized and uploaded to the site!