Monday, 28 November 2016

Textbook - Open Research

Open Research is an open textbook based on the award winning course of the same name.

The course ran two facilitated iterations during 2014 and 2015 on Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU).

Open Research was co-authored and delivered by the OER Hub team, leaders in open education research and open research practices.  

Pitt, R. de los Arcos, B. Farrow, R and Weller, M. (2016). Open Research. OER Hub.

Open Research is available here.

Monday, 21 November 2016

The Future of OER

Article from TJ Bliss looking at the impact that OER coming into the mainstream is having.

"While OER will continue to move into the mainstream, Open Educational Practice is just being born. In 20 years from now, I predict that students of all ages throughout the world will be engaging authentically with open educational content, in ways that simultaneously improve their learning and the content they are learning with."

Open Educational Resources - Is the federal government overstepping its role?

Article and podcast in EducationNext from Michael Q McShane looking at the background to OER, the #GoOpen campaign and what the future holds for OER.

Monday, 14 November 2016

Becoming an Open Educator

Open course from Open Educational Practices in Scotland aimed at anyone who is curious about how free and open might change our approach to teaching and learning and has been designed for administrators, educators and facilitators in all sectors.

Except for third party materials and where otherwise stated, when individual resources included in this course have other licences, this course content is made available under a CC BY 4.0 licence.

Course is available here.