The OER Knowledge Cloud makes use of cookies. By continuing, you consent to this use. More information.
A bibliometric mapping of Open Educational Resources
Zancanaro, Airton · Todesco, José Leomar · Ramos, Fernando

PublishedFebruary 2015
JournalInternational Review of Research in Open & Distance Learning
Volume 16, Issue 1, Pages 1-23
EditorsMcGreal, Rory and Conrad, Dianne

ABSTRACT
Open educational resources (OER) is a topic that has aroused increasing interest by researchers as a powerful contribution to improve the educational system quality and openness, both in face to face and distance education. The goal of this research is to map publications related to OER, dating from 2002 to 2013, and available through the Web of Science and Scopus scientific databases as well as in the OER Knowledge Cloud open repository. Data were used to explore relevant aspects related to the scientific production in OER, such as: (i) number of publications per year; (ii) most cited publications; (iii) authors with higher number of publications; (iv) institutions and countries with more publications and (v) most referenced bibliography by the authors. The analysis has included 544 papers, written by 843 authors, from 338 institutions, from 61 different countries. Moreover, the analysis has included the publications referenced and the author's keywords, considering 6,355 different publications and 929 different keywords. Besides presenting a bibliographic mapping of the research on OER, this paper also intends to contribute to consolidate the idea that OER is a promising field for researchers, in line with the spreading of the Open movement.

Keywords bibliometric research · Open Educational Resources · open repository · scientific database

ISSN1492-3831
Accession number101143721
RefereedYes
Rightsby/4.0
URLhttp://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/1960
Other informationIRRODL
Export optionsBibTex · EndNote · Tagged XML · Google Scholar



AVAILABLE FILES
1960-16592-1-PB.pdf · 496.3KB26 downloads



Viewed by 71 distinct readers




CLOUD COMMUNITY REVIEWS

The evaluations below represent the judgements of our readers and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Cloud editors.

Click a star to be the first to rate this document


POST A COMMENT
SIMILAR RECORDS

Uma proposta de requisitos para repositórios de recursos educacionais abertos com foco na disseminação do conhecimento
Zancanaro, Airton; Todesco, José; Dandolini, Gertrudes; Ramos, Fernando
O movimento Openness baseia-se na ideia de que conhecimento é um bem público e pode ser disseminado e compartilhado livremente na Web. Os Recursos Educacionais Abertos (REA), por sua vez, têm como objetivo promover a ...
Match: Zancanaro, Airton; Ramos, Fernando

Evaluation of free platforms for delivery of massive open online courses (MOOCs)
Zancanaro, Airton; Nunes, Carolina Schmitt; de Domingues, Maria Jose Carvalho Souza
For the hosting, management and delivery of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) it is necessary a technological infrastructure that supports it. Various educational institutions do not have or do not wish to invest in ...
Match: Zancanaro, Airton

Produção de recursos educacionais abertos com foco na disseminação do conhecimento: Uma proposta de framework
Zancanaro, Airton
O movimento openness trata o conhecimento como um bem público, e os Recursos Educacionais Abertos (REAs), por sua vez, têm a intenção de promover a qualidade do ensino e levar a inovação para dentro do sistema ...
Match: Zancanaro, Airton

Promoting distance education in higher education in Cape Verde and Mozambique
Ramos, Fernando; Tajú, Gulamo; Canuto, Louisette
Over the past six years, the authors have been project leaders for three distance education initiatives in Cape Verde and Mozambique: • a blended learning master’s degree in multimedia in education for faculty in ...
Match: Ramos, Fernando

O uso de recursos educacionais abertos no ensino superior: potencialidade, desafio e oportunidade
Coelho, Dalila; Balula, Ana; Ramos, Fernando
Mundialmente, o Ensino Superior tem sido impelido a uma lógica de ‘abertura’, nomeadamente, através da disponibilização de publicações em acesso livre, depercursos de educação aberta e a distância, e de ...
Match: Ramos, Fernando

Open Educational Resources
Marcus-Quinn, Ann; Diggins, Yvonne
This paper focuses on the significant developments in the area of open education, in particular the role that Open Educational Repositories (OER) can play in higher education, teaching, learning and scholarship. The ...
Match: Open Educational Resources

Open Educational Resources
Mallon, Melissa
Match: Open Educational Resources

Open Educational Resources
OER include full courses, course materials, knowledge activities, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, and any other tools, materials, or techniques used to support access to knowledge.
Match: Open Educational Resources

An Introduction to Open Education
Arts, Yvette; Call, Hannah; Cavan, Melissa; Holmes, Theresa P.; et al.
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 ...

Efficacy of open textbook adoption on learning performance and course withdrawal rates: A meta-analysis
Clinton, Virginia; Khan, Shafiq
Open textbooks have been developed in response to rising commercial textbook costs and copyright constraints. Numerous stud-ies have been conducted to examine open textbooks with varied findings. The purpose of this ...