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Discovering OER: What are we looking for? Lorna M. Campbell and R. John Robertson, CETIS, UKOER10, 23 July 2010 This work is licenced under a Creative Commons Licence.
What are you looking for? Materials on research methods Assessment Items Resources to support a specific topic (e.g. employability) A course on recursion in programming An image of crystal defects Something I can use in my textbook (i.e. commercially) Resources to support a particular learning outcome Resources at a particular educational level
Where might you find stuff? Google In a repository or other specific known system Through a feed Using an aggregator or search tool e.g. DiscoverEd, On iTunesU In JorumOpen YouTube, Flickr, Scribd, SlideShare
The UKOER approach Putting useful stuff where people can find it! How hard can that be...?
UKOER guidelines Put it in JorumOpen Put it somewhere else Tag it with ukoer Include other information like: Title, Author, Date, URL, File format and size Use an open license like Creative Commons