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Disruptive Pedagogies and Technologies in Universities
(Educational Technology & Society, 2012)
This paper is a reaction to the increasing high cost of higher education and the resulting inaccessibility for the millions of potential learners now seeking opportunities for quality higher education opportunities. ...
Introducing MOOCs to Africa: New Economy Skills for Africa Program
(Commonwealth of Learning, 2014-01)
MOOCs as a type of globally-networked learning environment (GNLE) could become a very useful delivery model in the developing world – but not necessarily when tied to a specific platform like Coursera. If developing countries ...
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) ...
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 ...