open educational resources

Creating OER and Combining Licenses

This video is intended to help you choose compatible resources and choose a valid license for your work.

Open Educational Resources: Analysis of Responses to the OECD Country Questionnaire

This working paper thus builds on exploratory and forward-looking research in CERI and invites countries to consider the policy implications of the expansion of OER, its benefits and associated challenges.

New Approaches to Openness - Beyond Open Educational Resources

This chapter begins by discussing the characteristics of social and participatory media and considers their implications for learning, teaching and research. The notion of openness is then considered and different facets of open practices across learning, teaching and research are considered.

Open Educational Resources (OER) Opportunities for Ontario

Here, we set out the case for OER and how their adoption can benefit all the key stakeholders in post-secondary education in Ontario. We then consider the challenges that such changes pose for the various groups and suggest ways that these can be met.

OER Adaptation and Reuse Across Cultural Contexts in Sub Saharan Africa: Lessons from TESSA (Teacher Education in Sub Saharan Africa)

Over a period of three years a number of International and African based institutions collaborated to design and create a set of Open Educational Resources (OERs) to support school based teacher education as part of the TESSA project. It is this process - supporting the user community to harness and integrate OERs for their own systems and cultur

OER, Resources for Learning - Experiences from an OER Project in Sweden

This article aims to share experience from a Swedish project on the introduction and implementation of Open Educational Resources (OER) in higher education with both national and international perspectives.

Empowering Teachers to Author Multimedia Learning Resources that Support Students' Critical Thinking

Students studying Marketing, Fashion, Public Relations, Advertising and similar subjects need to develop a ‘critical eye’ in relation to images, media and digital technologies. This project aims to empower teachers to develop multimedia learning resources that would support students engaging in this essential activity.

OER in Action: A Look at KNUST (full-length version) (2009)

In 2008, the College of Health Sciences at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi, Ghana piloted its OER program part of the Health OER Collaboration sponsored by the Hewlett Foundation.

University of Ghana: Why OER? (2011)

This short clip features interviews with lecturers and professors within the University of Ghana College of Health Sciences.