The British Library has announced its intention to join the UK’s Mooc platform FutureLearn Ltd, offering participants of its online courses access to the Library’s unique digitised resources. The Library will be the first non-university research institution to join the initiative
The purpose of this handbook is to help you use, create, and share "open educational resources" (OER). Digital technologies, combined with the enablers of our networked society, provide teachers, lecturers and trainers with new and exciting opportunities to rediscover and implement a core value of education, namely to share knowledge freely.
This is a collection of best practices for the adaptation of learning materials and explains what we..
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Collection of best practices for the usage and adaptation of learning materials targeted. This guide will help you to understand how you can benefit from OER and learn necessary things to be taken in to account while adapting materials for your own needs.
A new program MOOC2Degree, launched by Academic Partnerships, to recast certain conventional online courses as MOOCs in the hope that the free courses could serve as a tool for recruiting students into their online degree programs—in particular, students who are likely to succeed.
This survey is being conducted by the Open Resources: Influence on Learners and Educators (ORIOLE) project. It aims to collect and share data about how learning resources are used and sourced in higher education.
To allow for wide circulation the survey will close on 30 April 2013. Please, participate and spread the word.
ALT is pleased to be offering a free webinar with Professor Martin Weller, Professor Patrick McAndrew and Dr Chris Pegler. Martin will share his views and experiences around openness and OER and link this to international research that he and Patrick are leading through the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation funded OER Research Hub. Chris will chair the discussion and also provide a brief overview of OER13 (Nottingham, 26-27 March 2013) a conference supported by the ALT Open Education SIG
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