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Introduction to OER


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Introduction to OER

  1. 1. Open educational resources Dr Ester Ehiyazaryan Lecturer in Professional and e-Learning Development, University Centre Doncaster SCORE Fellow, Open University
  2. 2. Repositories Jorum/ Jorum Open HumBox - humanities teaching resources on the web SlideShare – sharing presentations online iTunesU – OER available through the iTunes store http:// / Ester’s contribution so far: http:// /
  3. 3. iTunesU
  4. 4. Open source development tools Xerte – a suite of tools for the development of interactive learning resources; Nottingham University http:// / LabSpace http:// / Examples of Reusable Learning Objects (RLOs) developed with Xerte: Introduction to qualitative data analysis A classification of qualitative research methods
  5. 5. Licensing with Creative Commons Copyright explained: CC licenses: http:// /licenses/ Most commonly used: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike
  6. 6. Incentives <ul><li>Focus on designing learning rather than developing content </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate excellence – the ‘shop window’ approach; access to some content to attract prospective students </li></ul><ul><li>Improve quality through collaboration </li></ul>
  7. 7. SCORE project The use of OER for research methods teaching in social science and education