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"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 ...
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.
Three generations of distance education pedagogy
This paper defines and examines three generations of distance education pedagogy. Unlike earlier classifications of distance education based on the technology used, this analysis focuses on the pedagogy that defines ...
Fun and Fear in Open Spaces
This presentation presents the theory and practice of Open Learning as implemented in Athabasca University’s Beyond the LMS social networking system. The presentation discusses the motivation , design and challenges ...
Perception and Prejudice in Oral Communication
(TESOL Arabia, 2010)
Successful teachers of English as a Foreign Language understand the power of their 'classroom talk'. They recognize and understand the prejudices that they bring into the classroom and use accommodative processes that ...
An Integrated Approach: Techniques for Teaching Pronunciation Skills and Communicating in the ESL Classroom
(TESOL Arabia, 2010)
Our intention in contributing to this book chapter is to bring together some aspects of research and best practice in Oral Communication teaching in both the Arts and the Sciences and in so doing, apply a problem-solving ...
Formalising informal learning: Assessment and accreditation challenges within disaggregated systems
(Open Praxis, 2014)
This paper 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 universitas (OERu) ...
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) ...