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OER usage by instructional designers and training managers in corporations
Cohen, Anat and Merkel, Eli

JournalInterdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning
Volume 11, Pages 237-256
PublisherInforming Science Institute
CountryIsrael, Asia

Since the development of Open Educational Resources (OERs), different models regarding the usage of these resources in education have appeared in the literature. Wiley’s 4-Rs model is considered to be one of the leading models. Research based on Wiley’s model shows that using materials without making changes is the most common use. Compared to the extensive literature regarding OER usage in education, the literature barely deals with OER usage by instructional designers or training managers in corporations. The purpose of this research is to examine the OER usage of these two stakeholders, distinguishing between Little and Big OER repositories, in which Little OER repositories such as YouTube and Wikipedia aren’t necessarily designed to fulfill educational purposes. Findings show that these stakeholders almost use only Little repositories and that their usage level is higher than what is documented in the literature: they mostly Revise–modify the form of the resource, and Remix–....

Keywords corporate · History of scholarship and learning. The humanities · instructional designers · OER · Open Educational Resources · training managers

Published atTel Aviv
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