The OER Knowledge Cloud makes use of cookies. By continuing, you consent to this use. More information.
Using open educational resources in course syllabi
Andreatos, Antonios and Katsoulis, Stavros

PublishedApril 2012
JournalAmerican Journal of Distance Education
Volume 26, Issue 2, Pages 126 - 139

ABSTRACT
The purpose of this article is (1) to review the advantages of using learning objects (LOs) and open educational resources (OER), (2) to propose the enrichment of course syllabi with LOs/OER, (3) to propose new fields to be included in metadata and ways for embedding metadata in LOs/OER, (4) to review the problem of lack of metadata in Web 2.0 sites, and (5) to propose a method for populating a detailed course syllabus with OER. For this purpose, the authors have developed an experimental tool called LO Finder.

Keywords OER adoption · OER metadata

ISSN1538-9286
RefereedYes
RightsCopyright © 2016 Informa UK Limited
DOI10.1080/08923647.2012.663307
Other informationAmerican Journal of Distance Education
Export optionsBibTex · EndNote · Tagged XML · Google Scholar


Viewed by 33 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

The use of Open Educational Resources in intra-organisational eLearning and continuing education
Andreatos, Antonios; Greener, S.; Rospigliosi, A}.
Sustained learning is a crucial factor of an organisation's ability to survive and effectively compete in the globalisation era worldwide. Continually shrinking half-life periods of knowledge and fast changing ...
Match: Andreatos, Antonios

Harnessing Open Educational Resources to the challenges of teacher education in Sub-Saharan Africa
Thakrar, Jayshree; Wolfenden, Freda; Zinn, Denise
The challenges to teacher educators in sub-Saharan Africa are acute. This paper describes how the Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa (TESSA) consortium is working within institutional and national policy systems to ...
Match: resources

Open educational resources and teaching in the 21st century: Questions concerning authority
Ferreira, Giselle
As a source of materials for education the Web is, to a large extent, shifting ground. Open Educational Resources (OER) provided by Higher Education Institutions constitute, at least in principle, a reliable category of ...
Match: resources

ICDE- UNESCO policy forum: Bali, Indonesia, November 20, 2014
International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE)
“Ensure Equitable Quality Education and Lifelong Learning for All by 2030: The Contribution of Open, Online and Flexible Higher Education to the Post-2015 Global Education Agenda” The ICDE - UNESCO Policy Forum ...
Match: OER adoption

OER adaptation and reuse across cultural contexts in sub Saharan Africa: lessons from the TESSA consortium
Wolfenden, Freda; Buckler, Alison; Keraro, Fred
Much is written of the potential of Open Educational Resources (OERs) to contribute to improvements in the quality of and access to education, particularly in environments such as Sub-Saharan Africa. But some of the ...
Match: OER adoption

OER cost assessment strategies
Karpel, Nichole; Schneider, Bruce
Open educational resources can provide access to high-quality resources while offsetting the costs of traditional textbooks. An array of costs are associated with the "free" approach, however, and institutions that are ...
Match: OER adoption

The potential contribution of open educational resources to e-learning and distance education
Arinto, Patricia
Match: OER adoption

An empirical investigation of the emergent issues around OER adoption in Sub-Saharan Africa
Ngimwa, Pauline; Wilson, Tina
In the past few years, Africa has joined the rest of the world as an active participant in the Open Educational Resource (OER) movement with a number of home-grown and externally driven initiatives. These have the ...
Match: OER adoption

Open source textbook report: August 9th, 2016
Corcoran, Kevin; Bedard, Martha; University of Connecticut
This report covers the state of Open Textbooks and Open Educational Resources from a national and state perspective, and describes the actions taken to date to raise the awareness of the appointed legislative task ...
Match: OER adoption

Knowledge sharing and collaboration as indicators of learning in OER communities
Petrides, Lisa; Jimes, Cynthia; Hedgspeth, Carol; Connolly, Teresa; et al.
This work specifically sheds light on the ways that OER impacts teacher professional development, knowledge building, and interactive problem solving around teaching practice. Drawing on key findings from several ...
Match: OER adoption