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Open Educational Resources and Change in Higher Education: Reflections from Practice
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL)United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Section for Higher Education (UNESCO), 2012)
In the last decade in particular, the promotion, sharing and use of open educational resources (OER) have been growing exponentially. However, as with any new phenomenon or paradigm, our knowledge of OER’s ramifications ...
Knowledge Management Strategies for Distance Education
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2007)
During the past century, rapid development of an information society and growth in the quantity of accessible information was given considerable momentum with the development of information and communication technologies ...
Best Practice in Education Portals: Research Document Prepared for The Commonwealth of Learning and SchoolNet Africa
(Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2002)
A key feature of the ongoing growth of the Worldwide Web over the past five years has been a proliferation of web portals that focus on supporting school education. While many such sites require subscription and registration, ...
Harnessing OER to Develop Teachers: The Guyana Experience
(Commonwealth of Learning, 2014)
The Ministry of Education in Guyana has prioritised increasing the number of qualified teachers by providing opportunities to both pre- and in-service teachers to gain relevant qualifications. This paper describes the ...
Understanding Open Educational Resources
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-08)
The fact that you are reading this lesson suggests that you have heard of open educational resources (OER). Currently, there is a lot of buzz about OER. Some see them as totally revolutionising how we bring learning ...
PREST in Open and Distance Learning: Using Programme Monitoring in Research and Evaluation (B1 Handbook)
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2004)
When you have worked through this handbook, you should be able to: 1 Differentiate between monitoring and evaluation. 2 Define what kinds of monitoring information need to be gathered to inform research and evaluation of ...
Harnessing OER to Drive Systemic Educational Change in Secondary Schooling
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2014)
This paper reports on two action research projects which explored the challenge of determining the conditions under which use of OER can drive a transformative educational agenda in schooling systems. At St Peter’s College ...
Guide to Developing Open Textbooks
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-09)
This how to guide has been developed to assist teachers, teaching support personnel and educational technology administrators to: understand the value of open education, OER and open textbooks for teaching and learning; ...
Open Educational Resources (OER) Guide for Students in Post-Secondary and Higher Education
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-03)
This guide provides an introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) for students in post-secondary and higher education. It is aimed at helping you, as students, to explore the value of good quality OER, and provides ...
A Government Policy Development Template to Progress Effective Implementation of Open Educational Resources (OER)
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012)
This template is designed to help governments to review and develop key policy issues for implementing effective OER policy at national level.