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Overview of 1st ROER4D Workshop by Professor Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams held 9 December 2013. ROER4D is a Research project on Open Educational Resources for Development in the Global South, focussing …

Overview of 1st ROER4D Workshop by Professor Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams held 9 December 2013. ROER4D is a Research project on Open Educational Resources for Development in the Global South, focussing on post-secondary education. The project is funded by the IDRC, Canada and hosted at the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa.

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  • 1. Overview of the ROER4D project ROER4D Research Workshop 1 9 December 2013 Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams 9 December 2013 V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
  • 2. Research on Open Educational Resources (OER) for Development in the Global South
  • 3. Funding: International Development Research Centre (IDRC) & Open Society Foundation (OSF) IDRC OSF  3 year project (27 Aug 2013 - 27 Aug 2016)  CAD 2 million  3 Regions  South America  Sub-Saharan Africa  South East Asia  12 projects in 7 clusters
  • 4. ROER4D Objectives  Build an empirical knowledge base on the use and impact of OER focusing on post-secondary education  Develop the capacity of OER researchers  Build a network of OER scholars  Communicate research to inform education policy and practice
  • 5. Research on Open Educational Resources (OER) for Development  In what ways, and under what circumstances can the adoption of OER address the increasing demand for accessible, relevant, high-quality and affordable post-secondary education in the Global South? in the Global South
  • 6. Sub-Project 1: OER Literature Review Dr Patricia Arinto (Manila, Philippines) DPI, Mentor, AG Mariana Eguren Prof Raj Dhanarajan (Lima, Peru) * 4 countries Jenny Louw (Johannesburg, South Africa) * 4 countries (Penang, Malaysia) * 4 countries
  • 7. Sub-Project 2: OER Survey Dr George Sciadas (Ottawa, Canada) Statistician Prof Stavros Xanthopoylos (Rio, Brazil) Mentor, AG Prof Jose Dutra (Sao Paulo, Brazil) * 3 countries, * 12 institutions Judith Pete Prof Daryono (Nairobi, Kenya) * 3 countries, * 12 institutions (Jakarta, Indonesia) * 3 countries, * 12 institutions
  • 8. Sub-Project 3 & 4: Academics’ adoption of OER Prof Cheryl HodgkinsonWilliams (Cape Town, South Africa) PI, Mentor, AG Glenda Cox (Cape Town, South Africa) * 3 institutions Prof Sanjaya Mishra (New Delhi, India) * 4 institutions
  • 9. Sub-Project 5,6 & 7: Teacher educators’ adoption of OER Dr Savithri Singh (New Delhi, India) Mentor, AG Guru Kasinathan Pilar Saenz (Bogota, Colombia) (Bangalore, India) Prof Mohan Menon (Penang, Malaysia)
  • 10. Sub-Project 8: OER adoption in one country Dr David Porter (BCampus, Canada) Mentor Batbold Zagdragchaa (Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia)
  • 11. Sub-Project 9 & 10: OER Impact Studies – DFID Prof Fred Mulder (Netherlands) Mentor, AG Werner Westermann (Santiago, Chile) * 1 country Maria Ng PI – OER Impact (Singapore) * 10 projects Wawasan Open University (Additional +/- R4 million - DFID)
  • 12. Sub-Project 11 & 12: Educational Expenditure – OSF Carolina Rossini (Brazil/USA) Mentor, AG Carolina Botero (Bogota, Colombia) Jenny Glennie (SAIDE) (Johannesburg, South Africa)
  • 13. ROER4D Project Summary Sub -Project South America Sub-Saharan Africa Central & South East Asia #1: OER Literature Review Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka #2: OER Survey 3 of Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru 3 of Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda 3 of India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia #3, #4: Academics’ adoption of OER - South Africa India #5, #6, #7: Teacher educators’ adoption of OER Colombia - India, Malaysia #8: OER adoption in one country - - Mongolia #9, #10: OER Impact Studies Chile TBA TBA #11 & #12: Educational Expenditure 5 or 7 of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Uruguay 3 of Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda -
  • 14. ROER4D Network Team Funding Partners Dr Matthew Smith (IDRC) Melissa Hagemann (OSF) UCT Support Prof Danie Visser (Deputy Vice- Chancellor) (Project signatory) Keval Harie (Lawyer) Cheryl Brown / Stephen Marquard (CET Acting Director/s) Shirley Rix & Leigh Wentzel (Finance administrators) Network Project Team Advisory Group Prof Cheryl HodgkinsonWilliams (Principal Investigator) Dr Patricia Arinto (Deputy Principal Investigator) Tess Cartmill (Full-time Project Manager) Thomas King (Part-time Research Administrator) Rondine Carstens (Contract Graphic Artist) Tinashe Makwande (Contract Videographer) Sue Jacobson (Travel Agent) Prof Raj Dhanarajan (Former VC & Emeritus Professor) Prof Fred Mulder (Former VC & Emeritus Professor) Ms Carolina Rossini (IP Contracts lawyer) Dr Savithri Singh (College Principal) Prof Stavros Xanthopoylos (Director FGV) Evaluation & Communication Wawasan Project Team Mthunzi Nxawe Sukaina Walji Maria Ng (Principal Investigator – OER Impact) Mentors Ineke Buskens (Qualitative Research Consultant) Dr David Porter (Researcher) Dr George Sciadas (Statistician)
  • 15. ROER4D Evaluation and Communication Ricardo Ramirez Dal Brodhead Wendy Quarry (IDRC DECI-2 Project) Julius Nyangaga (Kenya) Charles Dhewa (Zimbabwe) Mthunzi Nxawe Sukaina Walji (South Africa)
  • 16. Participants’ details Name Position & Organisation ROER4D Role Dr Patricia Arinto Associate Professor & Dean, Faculty of Education, University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) Deputy Principal Investigator Mentor, Sub-project 1 Ms Carolina Botero Karisma Foundation, Colombia Lead researcher, Sub-Project 12 Ms Ineke Buskens Research for the Future / Facilitating the Future, Elgin, South Africa Qualitative data analyst and gender specialist Ms Rondine Carstens Graphic artist, University of Cape Town, South Africa Graphic artist Ms Tess Cartmill Project Manager, University of Cape Town, South Africa Project Manager Advisory Group member Ms Glenda Cox Lecturer, University of Cape Town, South Africa Lead researcher, Sub-Project 4 GO-GN PhD student Dr Daryono Daryono Universitas Terbuka, Jakarta, Indonesia Regional Coordinator - South East Asia, Subproject 2 Prof Raj Dhanarajan Emeritus Professor, Wawasan Open University, Penang, Malaysia Advisory Group member Sub-project 1: Literature review - South / South East Asia Prof Jose Dutra Professor, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil Lead researcher, Sub-Project 2 (Survey across 3 regions)
  • 17. Participants’ details Name Position & Organisation ROER4D Role Ms Mariana Eguren Instituto de Estudios Peruanos (IEP), Lima, Peru Sub-project 1: Literature review - South America Mr Keval Harie Contracts lawyer, University of Cape Town, South Africa ROER4D Contracts lawyer Prof Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams Associate Professor, University of Cape Town, South Africa Principal Investigator Mentor, Sub-project 3&4 Mentor, Sub-project 10 Mr Guru ( Director, IT for Change, Bengaluru, India Lead researcher, Sub-Project 5 Mr Thomas King Researcher, University of Cape Town Research Administrator Ms Jenny Louw Coordinator: Information Services, SAIDE, Johannesburg, South Africa Sub-project 1: Literature review - Sub-Saharan Africa Mr Tinashe Makwande Digital materials developer, University of Cape Town Videographer Mr Stephen Marquard Former Acting Director - Centre for Educational Technology, University of Cape Town Provided departmental support for ROER4D Project Prof Mohan Menon Assistant Vice Chancellor (Academic Support), Wawasan Open University, Penang, Malaysia Lead researcher, Sub-Project 7 Prof Fred Mulder UNESCO OER Chair and Former VC Open Universiteit Nederland Mentor, Sub-project 10 Advisory Group Member ) Kasinathan
  • 18. Participants’ details Name Position & Organisation ROER4D Role Ms Maria Ng Singapore Principal investigator Sub-Project 10 Mr Mthunzi Nxawe MEd ICT student, University of Cape Town, South Africa Part-time evaluator Ms Judith Pete Part-time lecturer at Catholic University of Eastern Africa and Tangaza University College, Nairobi, Kenya Regional Coordinator - Africa, Sub-project 2 GO-GN PhD student Ms Carolina Rossini Project Director, Latin America Resource Center Open Technology Institute New America Foundation Advisory Group member Mentor, Sub-project 11 & 12 Ms Pilar Saenz Karisma Foundation, Colombia Lead researcher, Sub-Project 6 Dr George Sciadas Statistics Canada, Canada Statistician Mentor, Sub-project 2 Dr Savithri Singh Principal, Acharya Narendra Dev College, University of Delhi, India Advisory Group member Mentor, Sub-project 5,6 & 7 Dr Matthew Smith Senior Program Officer, IDRC, Ottawa, Canada IDRC Programme Manager Advisory Group member Ms Sukaina Walji E-learning Consultant, Cape Town, South Africa ROER4D Communications advisor
  • 19. Participants’ details Name Position & Organisation ROER4D Role Mr Werner Westermann Director de Asuntos Estudiatiles, Instituto Profesional Providencia Santiago, Chile Lead researcher, Sub-Project 9 Prof Stavros Xanthopoylos Director & Professor, Fundação Getulio Vargas, Brazil Advisory Group member Mentor, Sub-project 2 Mr Batbold Zagdragchaa Executive Director, New Policy Institute, Mongolia Lead researcher, Sub-Project 8
  • 20. Written by Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams cheryl.hodgkinson-williams@uct.ac.za in 2013 and adapted in 2014 Graphics by Rondine Carstens rondine.carstens@uct.ac.za This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.