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The potential of Open Educational Resources
Wilson-Strydom, Merridy and OER Africa [corporate]

Published2009
PublisherSouth African Institute for Distance Education
RegionAfrica

ABSTRACT
The Potential of Open Educational Resources Concept Paper Prepared by OER Africa
This study commences with a brief overview of the historical context in which current higher education systems in Sub-Saharan Africa have evolved. Without an understanding and appreciation of how higher education (HE ) evolved on the continent it may be all too easy to equate the complex challenges faced by HE institutions today with a lack of resources, motivation or capacity on the part of those who have worked for several decades to address these challenges. In other words, there are sound historical reasons that help to explain the current ‘crisis’ within the HE sector and these are well worth exploring.

Keywords higher education · Open Educational Resources · challenges · OER history

Languageeng
ISBN978-0-620-45936-5
Rightsby/2.5
URLhttp://www.oerafrica.org/UnderstandingOER/ResourceDetails/tabid/1424/mctl/Details/id/36371/Default.aspx
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