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  • 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. more

  • 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 more

  • 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. more

  • 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. more

  • The AVU Open Educational Resources (OER) architecture for Higher Education in Africa: Discussion paper. Paris: Organisation for Economic Co?operation and Development.

    Aims to generate a dialogue around our shared desire to see a collaborative and coordinated strategy for the creation, organization, dissemination and utilization of OERs in general and in Africa in particular. more

  • Revisiting the challenges for Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: The role of the Open Educational Resources movement.

    Investigates the key challenges to Higher Education (HE) in SSA and identifies those areas in which OER could contribute significantly to finding solutions to those challenges. more

  • An Emerging Typology for Analysing OER Initiatives. In Cambridge 2012: Innovation and Impact. Openly Collaborating to Enhance Education,

    A typology for analysing OER initiatives using four main categories: creation, organisation, dissemination and utilisation, and 18 sub categories to examine and analyse each initiative, with each sub category having a number of properties and possible dimensions. more

  • Transforming teaching with emerging technologies: implications for Higher Education Institutions.

    The article concludes that, in order to foster a greater uptake or more institution-wide diffusion of use of emerging technologies, institutional opinion leaders need to purposefully create an enabling environment by giving recognition to and communicating with change agents, and developing policies that will encourage institutional-wide engagement with emerging technologies. more

  • A Basic Guide to Open Educational Resources (OER)

    A summary of key issues in OER, an analysis of those issues, and a set of appendices, containing more detailed information about speci c areas of relevance to OER. more

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