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dc.contributor.editorMcGreal, Rory
dc.contributor.editorKinuthia, Wanjira
dc.contributor.editorMarshall, Stewart
dc.contributor.editorMcNamara, Tim
dc.date.accessioned2015-03-26T08:10:07Z
dc.date.available2015-03-26T08:10:07Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.isbn9788188770267
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11599/486
dc.description.abstractThis book, initiated by the UNESCO/COL Chair in OER, is one in a series of publications by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) examining OER. It describes the movement in detail, providing readers with insight into OER’s significant benefits, its theory and practice, and its achievements and challenges. The 16 chapters, written by some of the leading international experts on the subject, are organised into four parts by theme: OER in Academia – describes how OER are widening the international community of scholars, following MIT’s lead in sharing its resources and looking to the model set by the OpenCourseWare Consortium OER in Practice – presents case studies and descriptions of OER initiatives underway on three continents Diffusion of OER – discusses various approaches to releasing and “opening” content, from building communities of users that support lifelong learning to harnessing new mobile technologies that enhance OER access on the Internet Producing, Sharing and Using OER – examines the pedagogical, organisational, personal and technical issues that producing organisations and institutions need to address in designing, sharing and using OER Instructional designers, curriculum developers, educational technologists, teachers, researchers, students, others involved in creating, studying or using OER: all will find this timely resource informative and inspiring.-- Jointly Published by Commonwealth of Learning and Athabasca University. // Series formerly called "Perspectives on Distance Education."en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherCommonwealth of Learning (COL);en_US
dc.publisherAthabasca Universityen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesPerspectives on Open and Distance Learning
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0en_US
dc.subjectOpen Educational Resources (OER)en_US
dc.titleOpen Educational Resources: Innovation, Research and Practiceen_US
dc.typeBooken_US


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