Guide to Developing Open Textbooks
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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; appreciate the potential value of developing an open textbook platform; select appropriate technology to build an open textbook platform, using either existing services offered free on the Internet or open-source tools, based on local needs and resources; and build, manage and maintain an open textbook platforms.
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Butcher, Neil; Moore, Andrew (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 ...
Butcher, Neil; Moore, Andrew; Hoosen, Sarah (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 ...
Butcher, Neil; Moore, Andrew; Hoosen, Sarah (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 ...
Chimpololo, Andrew (2010-11)According to the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) 2007 report, deeply entrenched poverty is a major obstacle for development and growth in Malawi where about 8 million people (representing 70 percent ...
William & Flora Hewlett Foundation/COL Open Education Resources for Open Schools: Final Evaluation: Main Report Bialobrzeska, Maryla; Hellmann, Liora; Moore, Andrew (South African Institute for Distance Education, 2011)The project has been developed for a range of stakeholders including the funder, the COL project team, the country consultants and the teachers.Specifically, for the funder, the report provides an analysis of the project’s ...