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
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
Educause have a useful page on open education and open educational resources at http://www.educause.edu/Resources/Browse/Open%20Educational%20Resources%20OER/27863 In particular, their one page document Seven Things You Should Know About Open Educational Resources at http://www.educause.edu/Resources/7ThingsYouShouldKnowAboutOpenE/205913 contains a helpful rational for the use of oer Continue reading Seven Things You Should Know About Open Educational Resources
Blackboard is now marketing itself as a multiple learning platform, one which supports both commercial software and open source content. Blackboard CourseSites, launched in 2011, is a free, cloud-based opportunity for releasing teaching and learning courses as OER. Register for Continue reading Blackboard meets open education?
Today was the start of a HEA Change Academy programme with the University of Lincoln. It is the first time the Change Academy has worked alongside an OER programme to embed policy and practice at institutional level, in this case Continue reading Change Academy Start-up meeting
The Embedding OER Practice project offers ideal opportunities for engaging with Web 2.0 tools such as social media. I’ve set up an email address for the project – firstname.lastname@example.org – which all team leaders can map to following the instructions Continue reading Social bookmarking useful OER sites with Delicious
Welcome to the Embedding Open Educational Resources blog. Embedding Open Educational Resources Practice in Institutions is a £50,000 project funded under the HEFCE/JISC/HEA OER Programme: Higher Education Institutional Change (HEIC) Strand. The aim is to support the embedding of Open Educational Resources Continue reading Embedding OER Practice in Institutions