Panel discusson on Open Educational Resources for Development
An international panel of experts in OER will provide their views on the state of the art in OER creation and deployment. This will include reports on OER activities on four continents and regions and on the development in the assessment and accreditation of learners who study informally using OER and other resources available on the Internet. The impact of OER on development will also be considered from Asian and African perspectives. The relationship between OER and increased accessibility to the internet using mobile devices will be explored. Panelists are being recruited and will be announced when confirmed. // Paper ID: 232
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McGreal, Rory (2010-11)The costs of education can never be totally eliminated, but present trends point to the possibility of an asymptotic curve, where the education costs will continue to approach zero, without ever quite reaching it. These ...
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McGreal, Rory; Mackintosh, Wayne (2013-11)There are now two UNESCO/COL Chairs in OER, one in Canada at Athabasca University (Rory McGreal) and the other in New Zealand at Otago Polytechnic (Wayne Mackintosh). They are working with the UNESCO Chair in OER at the ...
Alwi, Najwa H M; Ismail, Habibah B; Ahmad, Fatin M B (Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)Mobile learning concept are growing rapidly and has brought many significant convenience to the user as it is using ubiquitous devices which follow the latest trend. But in some cases, the mobile learning application is ...
Mwaruma, Johnes (2013-11)There is increased concern to offer quality education in schools, especially at a time when the quality of education has been compromised owing to over enrolment in schools. This over enrolment has been occasioned by ...