These three lessons provide an introduction to open educational resources (OERs). The interactive course is also available in the Commonwealth of Learning's Technology-enabled Learning Lounge. The course is accessible logging in as a guest.
In this blog post David Wiley responds to a comment by David Anderson, Executive Director for Higher Education at the Association of American Publishers on an article by Nicole Allen in the Huffinton Post entitledCollege Textbooks: Do You Get What You Pay For?
This document outlines a process for curriculum and learning resource development for effective mixed mode provision. It suggests three core stages of curriculum design, course design and learning resource development which are inter-related. These guidelines have been adapted by the Nigerian National Commission for Colleges of Education and Teacher Development Programme from a similar OER Developing ODL curriculua and learning resources: guidelines for effective practice developed by SCERT in Bihar, India.
This case study explores progress made, lessons learned and possibilities for the future in harnessing Open Educational Resources (OER) in support of the vision and mission of Africa Nazarene University to open learning opportunities in higher education. We begin by providing a context for the work that has been undertaken to date.
This is an open-access, expert-driven guide to understanding and avoiding plagiarism. You can see the new guide here: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/preventing-plagiarism/This guidebook has been developed to help students better understand the different types of plagiarism, the consequences they carry, and, most importantly, how to avoid plagiarism entirely.
Section Five builds on concepts developed throughout the module and on the idea that how teachers solve problems relating to space and time depends on what their teaching purpose is and on who the learners are.