We are a world-wide community of collaborators — forward-thinking students, educators, content developers, and technologists carrying the banner of Open Education in language learning. From first-time Yoruba language student to the editor of a world languages website, we are people who are excited about Open Educational Resources (OER). These web-based learning materials, which can be accessed freely by the public, are the building blocks of the Open Education movement. Read our stories and consider adding your own voice!

Wen-Hua Teng
Self-described low-tech educator develops a series of Chinese language learning websites.
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Jon Perkins & Amy Rossomondo
Creating a bridge between the diverse Spanish-speaking regions around the world.
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Georges Detiveaux
A French professor reinvents his community college classroom using OER.
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Almeida Jacqueline Toribio & Barbara E. Bullock
Creating a linguistic landscape of Spanish speakers in the U.S., starting in Texas.
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Fehintola Mosadomi
OER pioneer for less commonly taught languages.
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Nicola Mabbott
How I benefited from and contributed to foreign language OER.
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Anke Sanders
A call for more people to get involved in creating OER for language education.
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Feefelobari (“Feefe”) Yorka
First-time Yoruba learner and OER user shares her experience.
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Orlando Kelm
How publishing under an open license benefits everyone, including the content creator.
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Carl Blyth
Open education proponent inspires others toward innovating and improving language education.
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Laura Franklin
Setting a high standard for OER content quality.
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Toni Theisen
Using foreign language OER in the high school curriculum.
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Fernando Rosell-Aguilar
iTunes U as a distribution platform for open language resources.
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Tita Beaven
Calling for open educational practices in scholarship projects.
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Ana Beaven
How using open resources on TED.com activated her students' curiosity and creativity.
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Todd Bryant
Creator of Mixxer helps over 100,000 language learners connect with native speakers.
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