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; 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 ...
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.
Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-10-10)Keynote Address at the 2015 International Distance Education Development Forum, Peking University, Beijing, China, 10 October 2015 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO (co-written with Dr Sanjaya Mishra, Education ...
Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-10-10)Presented at the Centre for Research in Distance Education, Beijing Normal University, China, 10 October 2015 by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO (co-written with Dr Sanjaya Mishra, Education Specialist – eLearning).
Mishra, Sanjaya (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-03-08)Video presentation delivered during Open Education Week, March 7-11, 2016 by Dr. Sanjaya Mishra, Education Specialist - eLearning, Commonwealth of Learning.