Creating a Global ODL Community for Sharing Open Educational Resources (OER)
Open Learning System in Global Environment, International Conference Karnataka State Open University, 21 September 2011 by Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić & Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // It is a great pleasure to be here with you and to make another joint presentation with Sir John Daniel, this one drawing on our experiences at UNESCO and the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) in creating a sharing culture for Open Educational Resources and then outlining our aspirations for expanding the adaptation and re-purposing of OER much more widely. // We have entitled our presentationCreating a Global ODL Community for Sharing Open Educational Resources (OER). // In this presentation we are interpreting community development as the development of the community of open and distance learning institutions and professionals. Sharing within this community has long been held up as an ideal. We argue that Open Educational Resources can now make that ideal a reality.