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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

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

RightsCopyright © 2016 Informa UK Limited
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