Wilson, Tina and McAndrew, Patrick
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Open Educational Resources (OERs) are freely available worldwide. Though sustainability (Downes, 2006) and production issues (Ferreira and Heap, 2006) have been discussed, more research is needed into how adopting OERs impacts on organisations. This paper will first report on how academics and teachers in ten institutions/organisations based nationally and internationally plan to use OERs with learners. Indeed, academics, teachers and facilitators are being encouraged to provide a wide variety of learning situations and experiences for the changing student population. The later discussion focuses on issues and possible changes required to internal procedures within organisations when OERs are adopted.
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|Extra Information:||Proceedings of OpenLearn 2007: Researching open content in education;67-70 pp;October 30-31, 2007; Accenture Kents Hill Park Training and Conference Centre, Milton Keynes, UK;|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Institute of Educational Technology|
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)|
|Depositing User:||Wendy Hunt|
|Date Deposited:||15 Jun 2009 09:27|
|Last Modified:||04 Oct 2016 20:17|
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