The OER Knowledge Cloud makes use of cookies. By continuing, you consent to this use. More information.
United States: State department expands access to open educational resources in the Middle East and North Africa
Mena Report [corporate]

Published2014
JournalMena Report
PublisherSyndiGate Media
CountryUnited States, North America

ABSTRACT
The U.S. Department of State is sponsoring a special exchange program on Open Educational Resources (OER) for education leaders in the Middle East and North Africa. Open Educational Resources are [...]

Keywords Middle East · Northern Africa · United States · Department of State

ISSN2219-0112
RightsCopyright 2014 SyndiGate Media Inc.
Export optionsBibTex · EndNote · Tagged XML · Google Scholar


Viewed by 10 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

Research into Open Educational Resources for development
Mena Report
Area Under Study : Latin America and the Caribbean Americas Latin America Sub-Saharan Africa Africa Africa South of Sahara Asia Responsible Officer : Smith, Matthew Total Funding : $2,872,400.00 Description ...
Match: Mena Report

Free textbooks gain support among campus tech leaders
Wexler, Ellen
COLLEGE TECHNOLOGY officials appear more optimistic these days about open-source textbooks and open educational resources –teaching and learning materials that can be used at no cost. According to the latest ...
Match: United States; North America

Middle East & North Africa regional consultation for the 2nd World OER Congress
Kanwar, Asha S.; Varoglu, Zeynep; Hrastelj, Gašper; Mannai, Essa Al; et al.
The Commonwealth of Learning is holding six Regional Consultations in the lead up to the 2nd World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress, which is scheduled to be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from 18 to 20 September ...
Match: Middle East

National OER Framework
Paul Stacey describes the work he has done with the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization to promote the use and development of OER at a Pan-Arab level to institutions, teachers and ...
Match: Middle East

Open educational resources as a tool for educational equity: Evidence from an introductory psychology class
Nusbaum, Amy T.; Cuttler, Carrie; Swindell, Samantha
A college education is becoming increasingly expensive, and the burden of this cost is often felt disproportionately by marginalized students. One aspect of rising college costs are textbook prices, which have increased ...
Match: United States; North America

Developing open practices in teacher education: An example of integrating OER and developing renewable assignments
Van Allen, Jennifer; Katz, Stacy
This manuscript offers a reasoning for and example of integrating Open Educational Resources (OER) and open pedagogy within a teacher education course. We highlight a collaborative partnership between library faculty ...
Match: United States; North America

Open educational resources and the new classroom ecology
Blyth, Carl
Match: United States; North America

Faculty and instructor perceptions of open educational resources in engineering
Anderson, Talea; Gaines, Annie; Leachman, Chelsea; Williamson, Evan Peter
As open education initiatives aiming to lower the cost of course materials appeared at two universities, librarians became involved in identifying open educational resources (OERs) for university courses. However, when ...
Match: United States; North America

Three contributions of MOOCs
Waks, Leonard J.
MOOCs can add value to higher education in three ways. First, MOOCs can benefit students and their families by improving the 'value proposition' of the investment in higher education. Second, MOOCs can help colleges and ...
Match: United States; North America

Wrangling Open Educational Resources
Cuillier, Cheryl
Presented at 2014 Arizona Library Association Annual Conference, Scottsdale, AZ / Open educational resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that are free to use, customize, and share. There’s a goldmine of ...
Match: United States; North America