Panel discusson on Open Educational Resources for Development
An international panel of experts in OER will provide their views on the state of the art in OER creation and deployment. This will include reports on OER activities on four continents and regions and on the development in the assessment and accreditation of learners who study informally using OER and other resources available on the Internet. The impact of OER on development will also be considered from Asian and African perspectives. The relationship between OER and increased accessibility to the internet using mobile devices will be explored. Panelists are being recruited and will be announced when confirmed. // Paper ID: 232
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McGreal, Rory (2010-11)The costs of education can never be totally eliminated, but present trends point to the possibility of an asymptotic curve, where the education costs will continue to approach zero, without ever quite reaching it. These ...
McGreal, Rory (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-12-03)Transcript of "Skills Development," Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning, Keynote, Plenary - Skills Development, 3 December 2013, International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria by Professor Rory McGreal, ...
McGreal, Rory; Mackintosh, Wayne (2013-11)There are now two UNESCO/COL Chairs in OER, one in Canada at Athabasca University (Rory McGreal) and the other in New Zealand at Otago Polytechnic (Wayne Mackintosh). They are working with the UNESCO Chair in OER at the ...
Boga, Sandi; McGreal, Rory (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-01)MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are highly interactive online courses open to all on the World Wide Web. Some use OER and others rely on commercial content that can include video, multimedia and computer applications ...
Conrad, Dianne; Mackintosh, Wayne; McGreal, Rory; Murphy, Angela; Witthaus, Gabi (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2013)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) ...