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An overview of Open Education Resources for higher education
Cheung, Simon K S. · Li, Kam Cheong · Yuen, Kin Sun · Lam, Jeanne [secondary] · Li, Kam Cheong [secondary] · Cheung, Simon K S. [secondary] · Wang, Fu Lee [secondary]

SeriesCommunications in Computer and Information Science
Volume 407, Pages 26 - 34
PublisherKnowledge Sharing through Technology, Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Original Publication8th International Conference on Information and Communication Technology in Teaching and Learning, ICT 2013, Hong Kong, China, July 10-11, 2013, Revised Selected Papers

Since adopted in early 2000’s, open education resources (OER) have evolved as a major source of learning materials for higher education. In general, there are four categories of OER, namely, open textbooks, open courseware, open online courses, and open-source software and tools to support teaching and learning. This paper attempts to characterize these four categories of OER with representative examples, and elaborates various commonly adopted open licensing options for OER.

Keywords higher education · online open courses · open courseware · open education resources · open license · Open textbook

Published atBerlin, Heidelberg
RefereedDoes not apply
RightsSpringer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
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Formative evaluation of Hong Kong's first open textbooks
Yuen, Kin Sun; Li, Kam Cheong; Wong, Billy Tak Ming; Li, Kam Cheong; Yuen, Kin Sun
Twelve open textbooks for the local school curriculum – the first set ever developed in Hong Kong – were completed in 2015. During the development process, formative feedback was gathered from primary and secondary ...
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Readiness development of open educational resources in Hong Kong
Li, Kam Cheong; Wong, Billy Tak Ming; Yuen, Kin Sun
As one of the most developed cities in terms of information technologies and Internet penetration, Hong Kong possesses a high technological potential for the growth and bloom of open educational resources (OER). Yet, ...
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How to incorporate Open Educational Resources (OER) into the infrastructure and pedagogy for promoting ubiquitous learning
Banerjee, Kamalika; Li, Kam Cheong; Yuen, Kin Sun; Wong, Billy Tak Ming
Ubiquitous learning can be promoted with the proper use of open educational resources (OER) which, with the help of audiovisual effects, can support learning anytime and anywhere. This paper lists the various ways in ...
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A comparative study of the teaching effect of 'Flipped' MOOC class and conventional class
Chen, Xiaolu; Wu, Helan; Li, Kam Cheong; Yuen, Kin Sun; Wong, Billy Tak Ming
MOOC and flipped classes are models of instruction which have sprung up in the last few years, in educational circles all over the world. In the School of Physics and Engineering at Tongji University, we have integrated ...
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Embedding MOOCs in academic programmes as a part of curriculum transformation: A pilot case study
Lambert, Sarah; Alony, Irit; Li, Kam Cheong; Yuen, Kin Sun; Wong, Billy Tak Ming
The University of Wollongong's first locally developed and hosted massive open online course (MOOC) The Reluctant Mathematician was a highly scaffolded MOOC designed to support stressed and low-efficacy mathematics ...
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Advancing teaching with massive open online courses: A review of case studies
Li, Kam Cheong; Wong, Billy Tak Ming
This paper reviews the adoption of massive open online courses (MOOCs) by higher education institutions for teaching on-campus courses, and summarises the good practices from relevant case studies. From a total of 28 ...
Match: Li, Kam Cheong; higher education

Open educational resources at UCL
Tiedau, Ulrich
OER Commons is the first comprehensive open learning network where teachers and professors (from pre-K to graduate school) can access their colleagues course materials, share their own, and collaborate on affecting ...
Match: education; higher education

OpenCases: Case studies on openness in education
Souto-Otero, Manuel; dos Santos, Andreia Inamorato; Shields, Robin; Lažetić, Predrag; et al.
OpenCases is a study which is part of the OpenEdu Project. It is a qualitative study consisting of a review of literature on open education and nine in-depth case studies of higher education institutions, a consortium ...
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Validation of non-formal MOOC-based learning: An analysis of assessment and recognition practices in Europe (OpenCred)
Witthaus, Gabi; dos Santos, Andreia Inamorato; Childs, Mark; Tannhauser, Anne-Christin; et al.
This report presents the outcomes of research, conducted between May 2014 and November 2015, into emerging practices in assessment, credentialisation and recognition in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Following ...
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Beyond OER: Shifting focus to open educational practices
Andrade, António; Ehlers, Ulf Daniel; Caine, Abel; Carneiro, Roberto; et al.
Open Educational Resources are teaching, learning or research materials that are in the public domain or released with an intellectual property license that allows for free use, adaptation, and distribution. In ...
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