Assessing Students’ Attitudes on OER-based Open Schooling for Non-Residents Bangladeshis (NRBs) in the Middle East Countries

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2022-09
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Yeasmin, Sabina
Rahman, Md. Mianoor
Murthy, Crk
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Commonwealth of Learning (COL)
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PCF10 Sub-theme: Building Resilience // Now-a-days, open educational resources (OER) have been very powerful tool for imparting education in a cost-effective way for the students of diverse location. In line with this, Open School of Bangladesh Open University implements programmes for the non-resident Bangladeshis (NRBs) in the Middle East countries for skilling them using the OER. The aim of the present study is to assess the attitudes of students towards OER-based open schooling for the NRBs. The study used a survey approach to determine attitudes of 93 students towards OER-based open schooling. Attitude towards OER-based learning scale developed was used to collect the data. The findings of the study have been analyzed and discussed in details in the paper. The findings of the study reveal that there exists no significant difference in attitude towards online learning with respect to geographical dispersion. The findings of the study further reveal that use of self-integrated technologies has a significant effect on students’ attitude towards OER-based learning. // Paper ID 3459
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OER, Cost-effective, NRBs
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Bangladesh
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Asia
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