Category Archives: Open education

What is the value of open education

View A Dave Cormier video. The value of open content, open educating and open learning for @grantpotter and his ETUG presentation.

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Modeling Spaces for Self-directed Learning at University Courses

This paper conceptualizes the theoretical framework of modeling learning spaces for self-directed learning at university courses. It binds together two ideas: a) self-directed learners’ common learning spaces may be characterized as abstract niches, b) niche characteristics are collectively determined through … Continue reading

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The Why and How of Open Education – With lessons from the openSE and openED Projects

Read This book is an introduction to Open Education (OE), giving practical guidance on the design and delivery of OE  courses while wrestling with  theoretical considerations of  this new and emerging domain. Educators are the main targets, but it will … Continue reading

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OpenLearn Research Report 2006-2008

Read This report takes the experience of OpenLearn over its two-years of operation to reflect on what it means to offer free resources and the issues that we have been able to explore and learn from. The structure of the … Continue reading

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Open Educational Practices: Unleashing the power of OER

Read This paper presents the initial findings of the OPAL project. OPAL aims to move beyond a focus on the development of open educational resources (OER) to articulation of the associated open educational practices (OEP) around the creation, use and … Continue reading

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The Open Educational Practice Landscape

Read This document presents and defines the concept of Open Educational Practices (OEP). In short, open educational practices constitute the adoption of Open Educational Resources (OER) within open learning ecologies. The creation, use, and re-use of open educational resources, as … Continue reading

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From Open Educational Resources to Open Educational Practices

Read Read also:   The Open Educational Practice Landscape Open Educational Practices: Unleashing the power of OER OpenLearn Research Report 2006-2008 Diffusion and adoption of OER An Expert Survey on the Barriers and Enablers of Open Educational Practices Fostering Open … Continue reading

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Diffusion and adoption of OER

Read This paper provides insight into how to improve the diffusion of OER through (formal) institutional networks. It does so by examining two cases: (1) MORIL – the Multilingual Open Resources for Independent Learning task force, a Network of Practice … Continue reading

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An Expert Survey on the Barriers and Enablers of Open Educational Practices

Read This paper is a report on the findings of a literature review and an expert survey conducted in December 2010 with a self-selected panel. A total of 19 participants were recruited through the UNESCO OER mailing list and the … Continue reading

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Fostering Open Educational Practices

Read OER are becoming accepted as part of the range of materials that learners and educators can use. However, the methods and practices that enable learners, teachers and institutions to best engage with OER are not yet established and may … Continue reading

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