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Evaluation of the Open Course Ware initiatives within the scope of digital literacy skills: Turkish Open CourseWare Consortium case
Çakmak, Tolga · Özel, Nevzat · Yılmaz, Muharrem

PublishedJuly 2013
JournalProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Volume 83, Issue July 2013, Pages 65 - 70
CountryTurkey, Europe

ABSTRACT
This study aims to evaluate the Turkish Open Course Ware (OCW) initiative in terms of digital literacy skills required for effective usage for new learners. The study also finds out how universities, lecturers/academics and other institutions contribute to this initiative. For the purpose of the study, the descriptive method was used and a check-list which evaluates the OER for the digital literacy skills was created according to the literature review. Findings show that the Turkish OCW initiative has some different point of views in terms of content creation approaches and directions. However, it has interactive learning management system capabilities. The results indicated that the points can be developed for effective course interaction environments. It is also expected that the results will inform the communities about developing OERs and encourage them for further discussions and researches.

Keywords digital literacy · open courseware · open education resources · Turkey

ISSN18770428
RefereedYes
Rightsby-nc-nd/3.0
DOI10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.06.014
URLhttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042813010446
Other informationProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
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