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OER Readiness Tool
Survey Instrument of OER use by staff at Athabasca University
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. ...
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) ...
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 ...
Cloud computing and adult literacy: How cloud computing can sustain the promise of adult learning
(Datamatics Global Services Limited, 2013)
Adult literacy in Canada consists of a patchwork of large and small adult education providers: many of them are autonomous community societies, some are school boards, and others are community college based, as well as ...
Designing Mobile Learning Interventions for Language Learners
This chapter presents a case of an EDR study completed at a Canadian community college and resulting in the development of an innovative educational intervention, Mobile–Enabled Language Learning Eco-System (MELLES), as ...
Uses of published research: An exploratory case study
(International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2013-01)
Academic publications are too often ignored by other researchers. There are various reasons: researchers know that conclusions may eventually be proved wrong; publications are sometimes retracted; effects may decline ...
Digital resilience in higher education
Higher education institutions face a number of opportunities and challenges as the result of the digital revolution. The institutions perform a number of scholarship functions which can be affected by new technologies, and ...
Perspectives on Open and Distance Learning: Open Educational Resources: Innovation, Research and Practice
(COL, Athabasca University, 2013-05)
Open Educational Resources (OER) – that is, teaching, learning and research materials that their owners make free to others to use, revise and share – offer a powerful means of expanding the reach and effectiveness of ...
OER Policies in Canada: A POERUP country report.
This paper reports on the status of OER policies in Canadian government and higher education institutions, consisting of a POERUP (Policies for OER Uptake) Europroject country report on the existence of policy documents ...