OER Africa Menu

Close Menu
  • 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)...

  • Impact of OpenCourseWare Publication on Higher Education Participation and Student Recruitment

    The free and open publication of course materials (OpenCourseWare or OCW) was initially undertaken by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and other universities primarily to share educational resources among educators (Abelson, 2007). OCW, however, and more in general open educational resources (OER),1 have also provided well-documented opportunities for all learners, including the so...

  • 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 particular locations. This includes practice such as e-learning, distance learning, blended learning, flexible learning, instructor led...

  • 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 forum to facilitate current research, practice and development of e-learning in education. Oriented toward practitioners in the field who...

  • 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 to discuss the potential of social software to move e-learning beyond learning management systems. An approach to use of social software in...

  • 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, 2003). Within the first cycle of action research we captured staff and students? opinions regarding the program, these are discussed in this...

  • 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-learning is opposed mainly by those who know least about it. It is still common to find educators who perceive e-learning as internet-only...

  • 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

  • Subscribe to e-Learning