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OER Readiness Tool
Survey Instrument of OER use by staff at Athabasca University
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 ...
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.
Issues in OER: Panel Presentation
Open Educational Resources (OERs) are becoming increasingly popular in educational institutions. OERs include all educational resources - normally digital in nature such as learning objects, open courseware, etc. that can ...
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) ...
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. ...
Flexible paths to assessment for OER learners: A comparative study
(JIME: Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2012-12)
This paper highlights the preliminary findings of a one-year research project (2011) that investigated the fit of recognizing prior learning (RPL) practice and related assessment and transfer protocols to projected OER ...
Measuring use and creation of open educational resources in higher education
The open educational resources initiative has been underway for over a decade now and higher education institutions are slowly adopting open educational resources (OER). The use and creation of OER are important aspects ...
Knowledge Series: Creating, Using and Sharing Open Educational Resources
(Commonwealth of Learning, 2013-10)
Open Educational Resources (OER) are free learning resources available on the Internet. OER can be openly licensed or in the public domain, and can be used or reused for free. They can exist in many formats: text (either ...