Category Archives: OER

Formation of Communities of Practice to Promote Openness in Education

Read This article presents the educational experiences of an inter-institutional project that consisted in forming a Community of Practice (CoP) among Mexican educational institutions, in 2009. The main goal of this project was to enrich a catalogue of OER for … Continue reading

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Beyond OER – Shifting Focus from Resources to Practices – The OPAL Report 2011

Read This study presents the findings of a quantitative study on the use of Open Educational Resources (OER) and Open Educational Practices (OEP) in Higher Education and Adult Learning Institutions. The study is based on the results of an online … Continue reading

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Got MOOC?

Lisa’s Online Teaching Blog – Got MOOC?   I have now been an enrolled student in two classes being referred to as MOOCs Massively Open Online Classes. I attended a discussion today that was offered by George Siemens in his … Continue reading

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A World to Change

Read But more than that: we need, first, to take charge of our own learning, and next, help others take charge of their own learning. We need to move beyond the idea that an education is something that is provided … Continue reading

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Compendium of ICT in Education Networks

Read   This compendium of networks in the field of ICT in education aims at providing stakeholders with a reference, to encourage international and global exchanges and knowledge sharing between organisations sharing similar missions. It identifies the networks active in … Continue reading

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The Chinese National Top Level Courses Project: Using Open Educational Resources to Promote Quality in Undergraduate Teaching

The Top Level Quality Project is a large project in Chinese higher education which uses the production of Open Educational Resources to improve the quality of undergraduate education. Widely understood in the West to be a form of OpenCourseWare inspired … Continue reading

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What can the Open Educational Resources movement learn from Indigenous Knowledge Systems?

Those who have looked at the world from the point of view of organised science have dismissed indigenous knowledge, found mainly in collectivist societies, as pre-logical and irrational and have downplayed such forms of knowledge, which exist within and have … Continue reading

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Managing and Learning in MOOCs – massive(ly) open online courses

A model of: – design – pedagogy – delivery – assessment is emerging Read

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Collaborative Creation of Teaching-Learning Sequences and an Atlas of Knowledge

Viewer The article is about a new online resource, a collaborative portal for teachers, which publishes a network of prerequisites for teaching/learning any concept or an activity. A simple and effective method of collaboratively constructing teaching-learning sequences is presented. The … Continue reading

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Teacherplex – A network of smart people helping others learn

The traditional learning paradigm starts with the presentation of educational material, eventually followed by a test to see how well it was understood. By inverting the order of lecture and test, the process can become much more fun and efficient. … Continue reading

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