Accessibility of Open Educational Resources for Distance Education Learners: The Case of the Open University of Tanzania

This paper investigated the accessibility of Open Educational Resources at The Open University of Tanzania. Specifically, the study looked at staff and students’ level of awareness on the types of OER available at OUT Library, access and use trends of OER by academic staff and students, challenges faced in accessing OER and possible solutions. The study involved one hundred and twenty (120) students and eighty (80) academic staff who were randomly selected. Primary data for this study was collected through self-administered questionnaires.

Impact of OpenCourseWare Publication on Higher Education Participation and Student Recruitment

This paper reviews evaluation conducted at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH), and Open Universiteit Nederland (OUNL) concerning OCW effects on higher education participation and student recruitment.

E-Learning and Distance Education Policy, University of Nottingham

This policy covers educational provision leading to an award or part of an award which is delivered and/or supported and/or assessed through means which generally do not require the student to attend particular classes or events at particular times and par

E-Learning Journal

E-Learning is a peer-reviewed international journal directed towards the study and research of e-learning in its diverse aspects: pedagogical, curricular, sociological, economic, philosophical and political. The journal aims to serve as an international

Doing What I Don?t Know How to Do

A lecturers view on how leveraging a faculty learning community has helped him do things he didn`t know how to do with technology, including podcasting lectures

Social software: E-learning beyond learning management systems

The article argues that it is necessary to move e-learning beyond learning management systems and engage students in an active use of the web as a resource for their self-governed, problem-based and collaborative activities. The purpose of the article is t

Reflections On The Use Of Blended Learning

This paper reflects upon the experience of the delivery of a program at the University of Salford using blended learning. Facilitated by action research, it reports on the lessons learnt since the paper by Procter “Blended Learning in Practice”(Procter, 20

e-Learning in Context

Before considering how e-learning might work, we need to establish just what it is. E-learning’s greatest barrier is neither unreliable technology nor technical complexity. The greatest barrier to e-learning in tertiary education is a lack of context. E-le

Overview of Completed and Ongoing e-Learning and Research Projects

This presentation presented to the PHEA team outlines what are the latest initiatives being carried out by University of Dar es Salaam