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National OER Framework

PublishedNovember 2014
PeriodicalEdition November 9, 2014, 4:00pm, Volume 2014
PublisherPaul Stacey: Musings on the edtech frontier
RegionAfrica

ABSTRACT
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 students.

Keywords ALECSO · MENA · Middle East · National OER Framework · North Africa · Open Book Project · Qatar · Saudi Arabia · Tunisia · US State Department

Other numberNovember 19, 2014
RefereedDoes not apply
URLhttp://edtechfrontier.com/2014/11/09/national-oer-framework/
Access dateNovember 19, 2014
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