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Open Educational Resources: Policy, Costs and Transformation

Open Educational Resources (OER) — teaching, learning and research materials that their owners make free for others to use, revise and share — offer a powerful means of expanding the reach and effectiveness of worldwide education. The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and UNESCO co-organised the World OER Congress in 2012 in Paris.

Fiji Ministry of Education, Heritage and Arts: National Policy on Open Educational Resources

The purpose of this policy is to provide direction in the use of open educational resources (hereinafter referred to as OER) to increase access to and support quality learning and teaching in Fiji’s education and training system. In doing so, the policy seeks to strengthen commitment to OER by all concerned including the Government.

A Guide to Quality in Post-Traditional Online Higher Education

The quality assurance of post-traditional higher education is not straightforward, because openness and flexibility are primary characteristics of these new approaches, whereas traditional approaches to quality assurance were designed for teaching and learning within more tightly structured frameworks. This guide, structured in the form of ‘Frequently Asked Questions’, grapples with this dilemma, drawing on emerging examples, after putting post-traditional higher education in context and exploring the various new manifestations of openness.

OER Policy Review and Development Toolkit

OER Policy Review & Development Toolkit This toolkit is aimed at higher education stakeholders who are working with Open Educational Resources (OER). It is designed to help you review your own institutional policy environment and where necessary institut

Perspectives of Agricultural Extension

The “Perspectives of Agricultural Extension” aims at providing AICM students with an understanding of the perspectives of agricultural extension.

Developing and using Open Educational Resources at KNUST

In May 2011, Pro Vice Chancellor Peter Donkor published this article in the Digital Learning Resources online journal.

Promoting mental health in scarce-resource contexts: Emerging evidence and practice

Contributions from a range of experts makes this a must read text for students and practitioners, policy-makers and planners or anyone with an interest in improving mental and public health in South Africa.

Transformation-Ready: The Strategic Application of Information and Communication Technologies in Africa. Education Sector Study Final Report

This study has examined the potential for using ICT to support the improvement and transformation of the education sector in Africa, with the aim – requested in its terms of reference – of raising awareness and stimulating action, especially among African

A Basic Guide to Open Educational Resources (OER)

This Guide comprises three sections. The first – a summary of the key issues – is presented in the form of a set of ‘Frequently Asked Questions’, the second section is a more comprehensive analysis of these issues, presented in the form of a traditional