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Emerging Lessons from the OER Africa Institutional Engagement Grant

Background documentation reflecting on the emerging lessons as OER Africa comes to a close of its second year of engagement with identified institutions.

Our Work at OER Africa: Background Document for 2016 Convening

Background document presented to participants at the 2016 OER Africa convening.

OER Africa Participatory Action Research Model

OER Africa's participatory action research model was tabled at the 2016 OER Africa convening.

Action Research as Innovative Means to Self-Study: A Quest for 'Thinking Out of My Box!'

Presentation by Professor Pieter du Toit at the OER Africa 2016 Convening in Nairobi.

OER Africa Participatory Action Research Grant: August 2014 to June 2017

Catherine Ngugi's opening address to the OER Africa 2016 Convening.

Africa Nazarene University: Revisiting the Business Model

This presentation by Tony Mays to the OER Africa 2016 Convening discusses the business model at Africa Nazarene University in the light of the changing context of educational provision. He highlights new modes of provision, and both the systemic and costing implications.

Mainstreaming OER at Africa Nazarene University: Pursuing a Participatory Action Research Journey - Report 4

This report outlines the process and outcomes of a 4th visit to explore how to mainstream engagement with OER to support the increasing demand for flexible higher learning opportunities at Africa Nazarene University using a participatory action research approach.

Some Thoughts on the Major Challenges Facing Higher Education

A presentation by Professor Ahmed Bawa to the OER Africa 2016 convening where he discusses the need to re-visit higher education in the sub-content particularly related to funding, curricula, articilation, needs of society, issues of access and success, research capacity and affordability of higher education.

Pedagogies for the Open Knowledge Society

Learning challenges within the knowledge society cannot be limited to thetechnological dimension. Leaming and education are embedded in economic, political and cultural contexts. Pedagogies reflect this social  condition.

The Review Project

This review provides a summary of all known empirical research on the impacts of OER adoption.  This version will be updated with new articles as the authors become aware of them.