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OER Research Hub overview

OER Research Hub overview



An overview of the OER Research Hub and Impact Map

An overview of the OER Research Hub and Impact Map



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  • Understanding the impact of open educational resources
  • Filtering data according to sector, hypothesis & polarity Framework for comparing disparate evidence types Effective evidencebased decisionmaking and advocacy Collaborative research, analysis & dissemination Openness in action: openly licensed research instruments, data
  • 11 HYPOTHESES: OER improve student performance and satisfaction Open licensing is important in educational reuse
  • 11 HYPOTHESES: OER widen participation in education OER can help at-risk learners to finish their studies
  • 11 HYPOTHESES: OER use leads educators to reflect on their practice OER adoption brings financial benefits for students/institutions
  • 11 HYPOTHESES: Informal learners select OER in a variety of ways Informal learners develop their own forms of study support
  • 11 HYPOTHESES: OER support informal learners in moving to formal study OER use encourages institutions to change their policies
  • 11 HYPOTHESES: Informal assessments motivate learners using OER
  • Creating a network of research through collaboration
  • Designing a new evidence model
  • Metadata specification Mapping locations Encouraging contribution UI / Accessibility Diverse, fragmentary evidence Filtering / navigation Polarity (+ve/-ve) Design K.I.S.S.
  • Title • Text Copy • Text / HTML • Supports embedding of multimedia content Hypothesis Polarity Location Sector Citation • Association of evidence with hypothesis • Evidence is either +ve/-ve in relation to a hypothesis • Geotagging / GPS • School (K12) / College / HE / Informal • Academic citation • Hyperlink / URL
  • YouTube Interview Case Study Institute Metrics Academic Papers Case Study Anecdotes Survey Data Evidence FLOW
  • Sample Entries
  • Flexible Granular Support comments, sharing Citations field
  • Visualizing the Data
  • Sankey Diagrams track the flow of evidence
  • Global Evidence Map
  • Detailed map view
  • Explore Projects
  • Summaries of evidence gathered for each hypothesis
  • http://oerresearchhub.org http://chaos.open.ac.uk