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Makerere University First Visit Report

This document records the events and proceedures that was followed during the SAIDE/CET first visit to Makerere University in Kampala as part of teh Partnership for Higher Education in Africa Education Technology Initiative. The workshop and strategic visi

NADEOSA Quality Criteria for Distance Education in South Africa: Section Two - Quality Criteria

These criteria were initially developed in research for the Department of Education. They have since been revised by NADEOSA through a stakeholder process. There are thirteen criteria: Policy and planning, Learners, Programme development, Course design, Co

The course is an environment for learning

A slightly adapted version of the 1994 SAIDE research paper entitled `A Well-Functioning Distance Education Institution`.

On OERs: Five ideas to guide engagement with the Open Educational Resources 'movement'

This brief paper was developed in response to the launching of the Cape Town Declaration that set itself up as a manifesto of a ‘movement’, the ‘open education movement’.It describes five ideas that SAIDE regards as important in engaging with the OER `move

The Saide Materials Design Wheel Review Tool

This is a review tool suitable for both materials design and materials evaluation. It is based on an evolving Saide approach to materials design inspired by the concept of the learning cycle developed by Ian Moll when he was at SAIDE.

Course design in an OER environment

A brief account of models of adaptation of OERs for different programmes

Copyright in the ACEMaths project

This short paper presents the thinking on copyright that informed the ACEMaths project when it started.

One to Many: A Collective Approach to Adapting a Maths Module for a Variety of Programmes

Paper presented by Tessa Welch and Ingrid Sapire to the TEP Consortium conference: `Teacher development and institutional change in an evolving education context`, 29 May 2007, Benoni

A Review of the Open Educational Resources (OER) Movement: Achievements, Challenges and New Opportunities. Report to the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

In 2002 the Education Program of the Hewlett Foundation introduced a major component into its strategic plan "Using Information Technology to Increase Access to High Quality Educational Content". This review of the Open Educational Resources Movement begi

Open Sourcing Education: Learning and Wisdom from iSummit 2007

The purpose of this paper is to document the conversations that took place at the iSummit in Dubrovnik where a full track was dedicated to open education. The conversation started moving from things like content and repositories to a broader view that incl