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The Open Educational Resources Movement:: Free learning for all students
In recent years, the term Open Educational Resources (OER) has emerged, aiming to promote open access to digital educational resources that are available online for everyone at a global level . The term was first adopted ...
A comparison of AU Press with traditional university presses: Two years later
This paper followus up on an analysis conducted in 2010 comparing an open access press with traditional university presses based on Amazon rankings. The findings support the previous research that there is no significant ...
Open Education Resources (OER) for assessment and credit for students project: Towards a logic model and plan for action
(Athabasca University, 2011-03)
The Open Education Resource (OER) for assessment and credit for students initiative aims to develop a “parallel learning universe” to augment and add value to existing post-secondary education provision by creating flexible ...
Report on UNESCO/COL Workshop New York June 18 - 19 2011
A description of a UNESCO Chair meeting of participants outlining the presentations and recording the goals and meeting outcomes.
OER Readiness Tool
Survey Instrument of OER use by staff at Athabasca University
"Open and Closed" Getting the mix right. Who gets to Decide??
Despite the desirability of "Making Open the Default" as the theme of this year’s open access week, there are many reasons that can and should influence a person and an organization to restrict access to content. In this ...
The Anti- IPA Position Paper: A reply from an Educator
This paper is a "REVISED" version of a position paper released by the International Publishers' Association. ALL the arguments that they use against OER are in fact arguments supportive of OER and against commercial content. ...
Findings from a survey of openness in assessment and accreditation practices in post-secondary institutions
This working paper shares the findings and lessons learned from a small-scale survey on perceptions, practices and policies relating to openness in assessment and accreditation in post-secondary institutions. The study was ...
Report on the assessment and accreditation of Learners using OER
This report shares the findings and lessons learned from an investigation into the economics of disaggregated models for assessing and accrediting informal learners, with particular attention to the OER University (OERu) ...