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Utilising Open Educational Resources (OER) in Support of Curriculum Transformation at Africa Nazarene University

This OER Africa presentation, made at the ALARA 9th Action Learning Research Congress in November 2015, discusses the participatory action research approach that is being used at the Africa Nazarene University (ANU).

University of Nairobi Open Access Policy

The Open Access policy will provide our scholars the opportunity and platform to promote their academic work by enhancing access to research outputs. Further, the policy will enhance the visibility and impact of our research output and archiving of our scholarly materials.

The Roles of Libraries and Information Professionals in Open Educational Resources (OER) Initiatives: Survey Report

The study focuses on the involvement of the Library as an organizational unit, and of individual librarians and other information science specialists, in open educational resources (OER) initiatives.

Growing the Curriculum: Open Education Resources in US Higher Education

This online report from the Babson Survey Research Group is an output on a survey of academic leaders between 2009 - 201 on their knowledge, use and opinion of OER.

Delivering Service Indicators in Education and Health: A Proposal

The Delivering Service Indicators seek to provide a set of indices for benchmarking service delivery performance in education and health in Africa in order to track progress in and across countries over time.

Report on Open Repository Development in Developing and Transition Countries

The aim of this study was to create an inventory of current digital repository activities in developing countries at both the infrastructure and the services level.

Harnessing Openness to Improve Research, Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

In this report the Committee for Economic Development examines higher education through the lens of openness. Their goal was to understand the potential impact of greater openness on colleges and universities. Like other service industries such as finance

Action Research for Professional Development: Concise advice for New Action Researchers

This text aims to provide some general answers for the many people who ask, ‘What exactly is action research?’ A number of excellent books are available to give more detailed responses, and you can find some of them in the ‘bibliographies’ section of this

Analyzing Social Capital in Context: A Guide to Using Qualitative Methods and Data

This document is a companion piece to an earlier paper on quantitative approaches to measuring social capital (Grootaert et al. 2004). It provides a complementary set of qualitative tools and strategies for gauging the nature and extent of people’s interac