Promoting Use and Contribution of Open Educational Resources
Why do some teachers share their work, while others do not? What would enable teachers to share the knowledge resources developed by them to help foster knowledge societies? Sharing educational materials with an open license is at the heart of the Open Educational Resources (OER) movement. This research monograph shows that higher education teachers in India have positive attitude towards OER and are motivated to use and share their resources for altruistic reasons. Teachers believe that the reputation and trustworthiness of the source, as well as the resources' fitness for purpose in local contexts, are the key criteria for quality. Understanding of licensing and copyright issues, and their current workload, are barriers to adaptation of OER. Based on research data, it presents a model for OER uptake and integration in teaching and learning in India.
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Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-10-17)Presented by Dr. Sanjaya Mishra, Education Specialist - eLearning, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Pre-Conference Symposium of the 2017 E-Learn - World Conference on E-Learning, 17 October 2017, Vancouver, Canada.
Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2014-11-06)Transcript from a Public Lecture at Krishna University, India, 6 November 2014. By Sanjaya Mishra, Ph.D., Director, CEMCA, Commonwealth of Learning.
Mishra, Sanjaya; Kanwar, Asha (2015-06)The emergence of Open Educational Resources (OERs) movement has been adopted by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) as one of the ways to promote access to quality educational materials in the developing countries of the ...
Kanwar, Asha; Cheng, Ricky; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, 2015-03-23)Transcript and presentation slides from the inaugural address, CEMBA/MPA Meeting of Partners organised in collaboration with the Open University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, 23 March 2015. Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, ...
Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-11-14)My topic today is ‘Openness in Education: Some Reflections on MOOCs, OERs and ODL’, and my attempt is to analyze the recent developments in the light of our lessons from the past to identify implications for the Open and ...