Higher Education Faculty Attitude, Motivation and Perception of Quality and Barriers Towards OER in India
The premise of this study is that teachers’ conceptions of the quality of Open Educational Resources (OER) and their attitudes and motivations towards using OER will influence whether and how they use and/or contribute open resources. Understanding teachers’ attitudes, motivations and barriers to OER use and comparing data across institutions may help to identify the issues that influence OER uptake in India. This chapter attempts to answer the following four research questions: How are teachers’ attitudes towards OER situated in the context of teaching and learning? What are teachers’ motivations for using OER and sharing their work as OER?How do teachers perceive the quality of OER? What barriers to using OER do teachers perceive?
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Mishra, Sanjaya (National Assessment and Accreditation Council, India;Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007)Quality Assurance in the education sector is one of the major initiatives of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) in its Three-Year Plan for 2006-09. To achieve the outcome of enhanced quality at all levels of education, COL ...
Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya (International Association of Universities (IAU), 2018-05)This paper presents a brief case for use of technology in higher education and shares some of the COL experiences that shows its focus on (i) policy, (ii) capacity, and (iii) appropriate technology. Integrating these three ...
Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya; Balasubramanian, K (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-05-29)Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Pacific Open Educational Resources Regional Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, on 29 May 2017. Co-written with Dr K. Balasubramanian, ...
Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya; Balaji, Venkataraman (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-02-23)Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, at the Europe Open Educational Resources Regional Conference, 23 February 2017, Valletta, Malta. Co-written with Dr Sanjaya Mishra, COL and Dr ...
Kanwar, Asha; Mishra, Sanjaya; Abeywardena, Ishan S (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-12-01)Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar, President & CEO, Commonwealth of Learning, Dr. Sanjaya Mishra, COL, and Dr. Ishan Abeywardena, COL, at the Asia Open Educational Resources Regional Consultation, 1 December 2016, Kuala ...