‘Sharing Experience in Using Open Educational Resources on Reflection’ Student Conference 21 November 2012

One last post to advertise the Student Conference taking place on 21 November in the Main Building on the Brayford Campus. The theme is Reflection in Learning and Practice’ and the full day event will look at using educational resources available Continue reading ‘Sharing Experience in Using Open Educational Resources on Reflection’ Student Conference 21 November 2012

OER and Adaptation Handbook: Top Ten Lessons Learned from OpenScout

A collection of best practices for the adaptation of learning materials as Open Educational Resources (OER) from the OpenScout project http://www.openscout.net/is available here http://learn.openscout.net/resource.html?loid=OpenScout:6a73c645-0244-11e2-8c2f-c37fb8292160 10  lessons learned. Initiation: Use trusted relationships as a starting point. Not all materials are re-used as they Continue reading OER and Adaptation Handbook: Top Ten Lessons Learned from OpenScout

Government pledges £10 million to aid open-access move

From the TImes Higher Education Supplement, 7th September 2012 http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=421081&c=1 The government has pledged an extra £10 million to help the 30 most research-intensive universities manage the transition to full open access. The move follows disquiet from research-intensive universities about the Continue reading Government pledges £10 million to aid open-access move

Sharing Practice teaching and learning event: keynotes and pictures

[nggallery id=5] Sharing Practice; Open Approaches to Teaching and Learning took place on 21st June 2012. The aim of the day was to raise awarenenss of open educational resources (OER) and begin conversations about supporting the adoption and embedding of Continue reading Sharing Practice teaching and learning event: keynotes and pictures

Embedding OER Practice HEA AwayDay 19th June 2012

The third HEA Change Academy event for Embedding OER Practice took place on 19th June. Projects are now over half way through and teams are identifying the wider issues of support and resourcing needed to ensure  their outcomes are sustainable. Continue reading Embedding OER Practice HEA AwayDay 19th June 2012

OER and Change in Higher Education: Reflections from Practice

The Commonwealth of Learning have published Open Educational Resources and Change in Higher Education: Reflections from Practice (2012) edited by Jenny Glennie, Ken Harley, Neil Butcher, Trudi van Wyk. 28 contributors bring a wealth of knowledge, experience and insights about Continue reading OER and Change in Higher Education: Reflections from Practice