Tag Archives: OEP

Barriers and Motivators for Using OER in Schools

Read For this study we investigated German teachers to see how they use, reuse, produce and manage OER. The research explored what motivators and barriers effect their use of OER, what others can learn from their Open Educational Practices, and … Continue reading

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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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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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Agents Provocateurs

Supporting OERs is not simply about supporting the production of open educational resources, it’s about integrating these into the metabolism of the organization. The use of OERs in education involves far more than the mere presentation of OERs, and that … Continue reading

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Perspectives on Tag Clouds for supporting Reflection in Self-Organised Learning

Tags are popular for organising information in social software based on the personal views of the participants on the information. Tags provide valuable attention meta-data on a person’s interests because the participants actively relate resources to concepts by using tags. … Continue reading

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Multichannel Self-organized Learning and Research in Web 2.0 Environments

This paper explores the functionalities of the start pages and considers their usefulness for deployment as learning and research environments for self-organized learners. The start pages’ comparative analysis is done according to created criteria, focused on availability of the authoring, … Continue reading

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Method and its Culture – An Historical Approach

Viewer “Imposing an alleged uniform general method upon everybody breeds mediocrity” – Dewey. In the above quote, John Dewey, like others such as his contemporary A.N. Whitehead, worries about imposing a uniform general method––much akin to what educators do in … Continue reading

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