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Using Open Educational Resources in Online Welfare Communities: Facebook as an Arena for Open Scholarship across the Commonwealth
The benefits of open educational resources (OER) are extensively promoted, though in the UK they tend to be enjoyed by a well-educated elite. The provision of OER is also an exclusive affair, with universities releasing ...
Going the Distance: Making Distance Learning (DL) Work
Distance learning (DL) is back in vogue in the UK. It is out of the doldrums in terms of institutional and national interest, which is where it has been for a while. I mean DL, not e –learning or flexible learning or open ...
Open and Distance Learning Accreditation Agencies: Doing What it Says on the Tin
This paper will examine the role and practice of agencies that accredit courses offered by education providers in the open and distance learning mode that provide, in the main, vocational training courses. The rationale ...
Disabilities & ICTs for learning: developing an accessible learning environment from a User Centred Design perspective
In today’s society, people with disabilities are increasingly socially integrated. However, this process still needs to be developed to achieve overall integration. In this sense, information and communication technologies ...
MOOCs as Provisions in Graduate Education for Future Professional Development
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2016-11)
In this study, we report the experiences of embedding MOOCs in a graduate course on distance education at the University of Iceland - School of Education 2014 and 2016. Students evaluated MOOCs and their participation. ...