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  • AgShare Planning and Pilot Project Impact Study

    The aim of the AgShare Planning and Pilot Project is to create a scalable and sustainable collaboration of existing organizations for African publishing, localizing, and sharing of teaching and learning materials that fill critical resource gaps in African MSc agriculture curriculum. This Impact Study focussed on assessing AgShare impact on the three layers of the project, namely: teaching...

  • 2012 African Health OER Network Impact Study

    The current impact study follows on from two earlier evaluations of the project. A formative evaluation [1] of the Design Phase completed at the end of 2009 focused mainly on OER ‘take-up’ and production in the partner institutions (OER Africa 2009). This evaluation concluded that expectations and contractual targets had been met, or exceeded by an impressive margin, with project...

  • Growing an Institutional Health OER Initiative: A Case Study of the University of Cape Town

    This case study is the result of semi-structured interviews and email engagement with teaching and support staff involved in OER activities in the Facutly of Health Sciences (FHS) and for the OpenContent Directory (web portal) at UCT. The contributors (listed at the end of this study) gave their consent for the author to use their names and direct quotations, and their words are included...

  • OER Policy Review and Development Toolkit

    This toolkit is aimed at higher education stakeholders who are working with Open Educational Resources (OER). It is designed to help you review your own institutional policy environment and where necessary institute policy changes that will facilitate collaboration and the development and sharing of OER. The toolkit raises policy questions, and makes suggestions for addressing policy issues...

  • OER Copyright and Licensing Toolkit

    This toolkit is aimed at higher education stakeholders who are working with Open Educational Resources (OER). It explains the notion of copyright and describes the different licensing options available to the author/creator of a work. Whether you are wanting to license your own work, or are tasked with clearing copyrighted documents, you will find comprehensive information about the basic...

  • 2010-2011 African Health OER Network Phase 2 Evaluation: Consolidation and Sustainability

    As part of the Hewlett Foundation grant for the African Health OER Network, Professor Ken Harley (University of KwaZulu-Natal) conducts an annual external evaluation of the project. For his 2009 evaluation, Prof Harley interviewed participants at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), University of Ghana (UG), University of Cape Town (UCT), University of the Western Cape...

  • Guidelines for developing OER at UWC Faculty of Dentistry

    These guidelines have arisen from the University of Western Cape (UWC) Faculty of Dentistry’s experiences of participating in the African Health OER pilot project. It covers copyright policy, attribution and acknowledgement procedures, and the peer review process for content released as Open Education Resources (OER).

  • Guide to gaining ethical consent from patients for content released as OER

    OER Africa has developed a guide for OER creators to obtain consent from patients who participate in an OER project. The guide covers general ethical principles to consider as well the importance of obtaining consent in line with the cultural context within which one is working.

  • The Use of Open Education Resources at the University of Malawi (UNIMA)

    Considering the challenge of providing quality, cost-effective learning resources, it made sense that UNIMA should experiment with using OER. Through grants from the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the International Association for Digital Publications and OER Africa, an initiative of the South African Institute for Distance Education...

  • Creating People Centred Schools. Audio: School effectiveness and school improvement

    This audiotape is linked to Creating People Centred Schools learning guide, but carries debates which could also be used in a free-standing way by anyone interested in school organization and change.

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