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Open educational practices at Uttarakhand Open University: From policies to implementation
Pande, Jeetendra

PublishedJune 2018
JournalInternational Journal of Information Technology
Volume 2, Issue 8, Pages 1-8
PublisherSpringer Singapore
CountryIndia, Asia

Soon after the emergence of the open courseware movement, in 2002 UNESCO coined the term Open Educational Resources (OERs) in a forum on the impact of open courseware on higher education in developing countries. Since then, the OER movement has gained much momentum and a global movement towards collaboration in the development and sharing of content has developed worldwide. Uttarakhand Open University (UOU) has embraced the OER approach and started following Open Educational Practices (OEP) after adoption of OER policy by it. Using OERs, the University has developed 45 courses and released them under the Creative Commons license. In addition, the University has conducted many OER sensitization workshops, both for policymakers and stakeholders, in the last few years. This paper presents UOU's journey of adopting Open Educational Practices, from policy formulation to implementation. This paper also discusses the outcome of a survey conducted by UOU for ascertaining its teachers' attitude towards OERs.

Keywords China open resources for education · open and distance learning · open courseware · open educational practices · Open Educational Resources · open learning · organization for economic co-operation and development · self instructional material · self learning material s

Published atSingapore
Rights© Bharati Vidyapeeth's Institute of Computer Applications and Management 2018
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