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Open Educational Resources: The value of reuse in higher education
White, David and Manton, Marion

PublishedJuly 2011
PeriodicalPages 1-33
PublisherUniversity of Oxford

ABSTRACT
From the introduction:
"The approach of the study was broad and highly qualitative; focusing on what motivates the reuse (or rejection) of digital resources found on the web, and exploring factors that staff and students value in educational content, such as provenance, quality, context and format. This report begins by highlighting some key themes of the use and reuse of OER. It then outlines the study’s findings of current practice within the sector and suggests some of the attributes of educational content that are most valued by stakeholders in a range of contexts. It also describes approaches taken by staff when searching for educational content online and some of the ways in which they incorporate resources into the curriculum. The report concludes with the study’s recommendations around enhancing teaching practice,supporting learners, improving services and further research."

Keywords research · case study · OER creation · best practices · reuse

Published atOxford
Languageeng
Rightsby/3.0
URLhttp://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/documents/programmes/elearning/oer/OERTheValueOfReuseInHigherEducation.pdf
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