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  • Guide to Blended Learning

    The Guide to Blended Learning is an introduction using technology and distance education teaching strategies with traditional, face-to-face classroom activities. This Guide has been designed to assist teachers adopt blended learning strategies through a step-by-step approach taking constructivist and design-based approach and reflecting on decisions taken to provide authentic learning... more

  • Understanding Open Educational Resources

    These three lessons provide an introduction to open educational resources (OERs).  The interactive course [1] is also available in the Commonwealth of Learning's Technology-enabled Learning Lounge. The course is accessible logging in as a guest. [1] http://tell.colvee.org/login/index.php more

  • 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. more

  • Mainstreaming use of Open Educational Resources (OER) in an African context

    The study derives from a multi-year project implemented by OER Africa. The project sought to understand how OER might be used as a catalyst for pedagogical transformation in African universities. Within a non- determinist and interpretivist theoretical framework and an over-arching project methodology of participatory action research, the study made use of an analytical autoethnographic... more

  • Open Data as Open Educational Resources: Case studies of emerging practice

    Open Data as Open Educational Resources Case studies of emerging practice is a collection of narratives reflecting good practices in the use of open data in teaching and learning. more

  • Open Data & Education

    In this chapter we explore both the opportunities and challenges that Open Data presents across the educational sector, drawing upon examples from across the world, and wider critical arguments about open data3. We do so aware that, while open data can promote public participation and social innovation, it can also widen prejudice and stigmatise the poor and vulnerable, helping to further... more

  • Supporting Open Practices with Teachers in Zambia

    This paper demonstrates how the features and affordances of open learning have been developed in new and productive ways to provide school-based continuing professional development for teachers in Zambia. It presents and critically reviews data from 200 teachers who have taken part in phase 1 of the Zambian Education School-based Training (ZEST) – a project which, over the next three years,... more

  • ROER4D Project Activity Toolkit

    The Research on Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D) project was a four-year (2013–2017), large-scale networked project which set out to contribute a Global South research perspective on how open educational resources can help to improve access, enhance quality and reduce the cost of education in the Global South. The project engaged a total of 103 researchers in 18 sub-... more

  • ROER4D Open Research Toolkit - Meta-synthesis conceptual and analytical frameworks

    The Research on Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D) project was a four-year (2013–2017), large-scale networked project which set out to contribute a Global South research perspective on how open educational resources can help to improve access, enhance quality and reduce the cost of education in the Global South. The project engaged a total of 103 research team members in 18... more

  • A Distributed Content Addressable Network for Open Educational Resources

    We introduce /Content Addressable Resources for Education/ (CARE) as a method for addressing issues of scale, access, management and distribution that currently exist for open educational resources (OER) as they are currently developed in higher education. CARE is based on the concept of the distributed web (dweb) and, using (for example) the Interplanetary File System (IPFS) provides a... more

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