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RECENT RECORDS

Open Innovation Framework: Emerging Narratives from the ICDE OER Advocacy Committee
ICDE OER Advocacy Committee; Ossiannilsson, Ebba; Gomes de Gusmão, Cristine Martina; Ulloa-Cazarez, Rosa Leonor; Agbu, Jane-Frances Obiageli
Open education is an umbrella term under which various notions of open education can be accommodated. This paper addresses open educational resources, open science, and open innovation. A proposed framework for Open ...
Posted March 30, 2022

Open Educational Resources in the Commonwealth 2021
Commonwealth of Learning
The present report is the outcome of a study on the status of OER in the Commonwealth conducted in late 2021. Considering the importance of OER in the context of the challenges posed by Covid-19, the findings shall be ...
Posted March 22, 2022

Integrating OER in Teaching: A Guide for Teachers in the Pacific
Commonwealth of Learning
This guide is intended to assist teachers in the Pacific to integrate Open Educational Resources (OER) into their teaching. It shows ways in which teachers can use OER in their classroom, as well as supporting remote ...
Posted March 22, 2022

The Open University
Soles, A. E.
I thought what I would do this evening is to talk briefly about the Open University - under several different headings. First, let me give you the background of the development and I will try to do this without driving ...
Posted March 1, 2022

An Introduction to Open Education
Arts, Yvette; Call, Hannah; Cavan, Melissa; Holmes, Theresa P.; Rogers, Jacob; Tuiloma, Sara H.; West, Layne; Kimmons, Royce
This open-access edited volume features chapters by leading and emerging authors and researchers in the field of open education and open educational resources. Sections include the foundations of OE and OER, current ...
Posted December 19, 2021

Implication on Perceived Usefulness of Open Educational Resources After a Rapid Switch to Online Learning Mode
Cheung, Simon K. S.
Evolved as open courseware, open online courses and tutorials, open access e-books and open source learning tools, open educational resources or OER are generally perceived as useful resources by university students. ...
Posted October 21, 2021

A Hidden Dream: Open Educational Resources
Affouneh, Saida; Khlaif, Zuheir N.
Open-source materials are being used for education in a variety of contexts, and educators can reuse them to achieve different objectives in both higher education and public education. Educators in Palestine are using ...
Posted October 21, 2021

Advancement of Open Learning through MOOCs in Academic Libraries: Impact and Challenges
Sahu, Srikanta; Rana, Chakradhar
Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs have been accepted as an authentic source of learning, which have drastically changed the higher education system such as distance learning, online learning, e-learning, open ...
Posted October 21, 2021

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in Sub-Saharan African Higher Education Landscape: A Bibliometric Review
Yunusa, Abdullahi Abubakar; Umar, Irfan Naufal; Bervell, Brandford
In this study, we examined articles focused on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) implemented in the sub-Saharan African (SSA) Higher Education context that describes the different models of MOOCs enacted as an ...
Posted October 21, 2021

Student Perceptions of Textbooks: Prior Behaviors and Beliefs Can Influence Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) Adoption Impact
Pfannenstiel, AmberNicole; Redcay, Alex; Albert, Daniel
Many Open Educational Resource (OER) and Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) studies explore cost savings, impact on learning outcomes, and student perceptions of the materials. While OER/ZTC research reports positive student ...
Posted October 21, 2021