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Open Scholarship Practices Reshaping South Africa?s Scholarly Publishing Roadmap. Publications 2015, 3(4), 263?284.

The growth of IRs, the growth in support for gold open access including the library acting as a publisher, the experimentation with open monographs, and OERs which are all shaping South Africa?s scholarly publishing roadmap.

Higher Education in Nigeria: A Status Report

This paper reports on the current status of higher education in Nigeria and reviews the country?s new policy initiatives in this context. The discussion gives particular attention to issues of access, teaching/learning, finance, and governance/management.

Accessibility of Open Educational Resources for Distance Education learners: The case of the Open University of Tanzania. HURIA: Journal of The Open University of Tanzania, 14, 76?88.

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.

Assessing the impact of access to and availability of OER on the emergence and extent of open education practices in sub-Saharan Africa: The case of an ICT-integrated multinational teacher education program in math and science

Qualitative case study that used interviews and document analysis to collect data. The findings indicate varying degrees of open education practices at the AVU network level, at the level of the partner institution and at the level of the educational professional. Presented at OEGlobal 2017, 8?10 March 2017. Cape Town, South Africa

Electronic Learning and Open Educational Resources in the Health Sciences in Ghana.

A study to determine whether a group of Ghanaian students are able to easily use electronic learning material and whether they perceive this method of learning as acceptable. Ghana Medical Journal, Vol. 44(4), 159?162.

OER in Teacher Education: Reflections from the OER Africa Teacher Education Network

Provides some suggests regarding why OER should be integrated into teacher education as well as possible barriers and ways to overcome them. It provides insight into how different institutions in Africa are currently integrating OER into their teacher education programmes.

The Best of Two Open Worlds at the National Open University of Nigeria.

Presents The National Open University of Nigeria's (NOUN?s) OER strategy with insight on lessons learned. Open Praxis, 8(2), 111?121.


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