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Design and development of effective OER: Useful pedagogical principles
Misra, Pradeep Kumar

PublishedSeptember 2012
ConferenceProceedings of the Regional Symposium on Open Educational Resources: An Asian perspective on policy and practices
Pages 1-8

Open Educational Resources (OER) are materials used to support education that may be freely accessed, reused, modified and shared by users. OER usually employ a range of media and other resources contained in digital media collections from around the world. OER need to be very carefully structured so that the users can follow a logical learning path and get an engaging, interactive, and enjoyable learning experience. To make this happen, OER developers need technical expertise and sufficient knowledge about pedagogic principles. Present trends reveal that a number of people from different walks of life are designing and developing OER. It is perceived that most of them are developing OER without undergoing any specific pedagogical training, and in the absence of proper knowledge and training about pedagogy, one can not be sure that the produced OER will be of superior quality. Therefore, it seems essential that besides technical expertise, developers must have sufficient knowledge about useful pedagogic principles. There are number of pedagogic principles that can be employed by developers to design and develop engaging and interesting OER. In this backdrop, present paper discusses and details about a number of pedagogical principles for design and development of effective OER.

Keywords OER · OER designing principles · OER development practices · pedagogical principles for OER

Published atPenang
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