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Title: An introduction to Open Educational Resources (OERs) and their adoption in teaching and learning
Contributor(s): Bossu, Carina (author); Wylie, Alan (author)
Publication Date: 2010
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Abstract: The Open Educational Resource (OER) movement is growing rapidly. Many universities around the globe have launched OER projects, millions of learners have benefited from learning through OER materials, and many educational institutions, mostly distance education providers, have obtained significant rewards. However, we still have much to learn about the OER movement. It is still grappling with issues such as resistance to giving away information and knowledge, as well as their impact on teaching and learning are also matters that remain ambiguous to educational institutions. This paper will provide a brief introduction to OERs and then explore some of the teaching and learning challenges within higher education context.
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Conference Name: University Learning and Teaching Futures (ULT-Futures) Colloquium: Rethinking Learning in Your Discipline, Armidale, Australia, 8th - 9th September, 2010
Source of Publication: University Learning and Teaching Futures Colloquium Detailed Program
Publisher: Teaching and Learning Centre, University of New England
Field of Research (FOR): 130103 Higher Education
HERDC Category Description: E3 Extract of Scholarly Conference Publication
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