Supporting higher education institutions across Africain the development and use of Open Educational Resources (OER) to enhance teaching and learning.
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OER Africa is a ground-breaking initiative established by the South African Institute for Distance Education (Saide). We play a leading role in supporting higher education institutions across Africa in the development and use of Open Educational Resources (OER) to enhance teaching and learning. Read more
We would like to welcome all institutional partners to our 2016 Convening at the beautiful Windsor Hotel where we will reflect on the role of Open Educational Resources (OER) in Supporting Pedagogical Transformation, using a Participatory Action Research Agenda. We are honoured to have Professors Ahmed Bawa, CEO of Universities South Africa, Pieter du Toit, from the Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria, and Dr David Wiley, Chief Academic Officer of Lumen Learning as our guest speakers. More detail on their biographies is available.
Using Schatzki’s practices framework as a lens, this paper reports on the practices of university students accessing learning resources at a research-intensive university in South Africa. [Read More]
This book, drawing on 15 case studies contributed by 29 OER researchers and policy-makers from 15 countries across six continents, examines the implementation of the pivotal declaration through the thematic lenses of policy, costs and transformation. Saide is represented through an article by Tessa Welch and Jenny Glennie on our African Storybook Initiative.[Read More]