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  • 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

  • Adoption and Impact of OER in the Global South

    Book reviewed by Kirk Perris, Advisor, Educatation, Commonwealth of Learning. more

  • Learning for Development in the Context of South Africa: Considerations for Open Education Resources in Improving Higher Education Outcomes

    Education is at the core of South Africa’s national development. The National Development Plan recognizes the potential of education to transform individuals and drive attainment of other development goals. The country’s higher education system is characterized by low participation and high attrition. This presents challenges for the attainment of targets set by the NDP. A number of Open... more

  • Challenges of Adopting Open Educational Resources (OER) in Kenyan Secondary Schools

    Kenya, like many African countries, has faced enormous challenges in the production of and access to quality relevant teaching and learning materials and resources in primary and secondary school classrooms. This has been occasioned by a plethora of factors which include, but are not limited to, lack of finances, tradition, competence, and the experience to develop such resources. Such a... more

  • Learners and Learning - Section Five: How Can Teachers Structure Learning?

    This module discusses structured learning specifically methods that teacher can utilize in their learning programmes with the outcome of ensuring learners easily comprehend the subject matter. Referred to also as teaching with leaening in mind this module juxtaposes between teaching to remember and teaching to understand more

  • Exploring "Open Pedagogy"

    Presentation by David Wiley to the OER Africa Convening 2016. more

  • Being a Teacher Video

    Part of the Being a Teacher module is a 47 minute long video which introduces viewers to the perceptions, doubts and concerns of student teachers about their choice of career. Through a range of interviews with two celebrities and teachers, as well as clips of classroom teaching and school management practices, we explore the role of the teacher as a knowledge worker; care giver; and change... more

  • Preparing Research Datasets Slides

    This module deals with how to conduct proper research using associated hypotheses, statistical analysis plan and the specific data/variables needed. more

  • Data Cleaning Video

    This module discusses  the process of detecting and correcting (or removing) corrupt or inaccurate records from a record set or databases. It also informs on how to identifying incomplete, incorrect, inaccurate or irrelevant parts of the data and then replacing, modifying, or deleting the coarse data. more

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