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Reusing, reworking and remixing open educational resources

Lane, Andrew; Connolly, Teresa; Ferreira, Giselle; McAndrew, Patrick and Wilson, Tina (2010). Reusing, reworking and remixing open educational resources. In: Marshall, Stewart and Kinuthia, Wanjira eds. Cases 'n' Places: Global Cases in Educational and Performance Technology. Educational Design and Technology in the Knowledge Society. Charlotte, NC: IAP - Information Age Publishing.

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Abstract

Open educational resources are largely a phenomenon of the Web, although they can be used as offline resources. We have provided a rough guide to the OER world, and OpenLearn in particular in the case study, highlighting the thinking that lay behind the transformation of educational resources for open publication and exemplified by real examples accessible on or from OpenLearn and as discussed in key publications written by members of the OpenLearn Team.
We expect the case study to give sufficient information and pointers to online sources for readers to begin to explore the issues involved, while we expect you, as an instructor, to highlight ways in which you can get your students to actively explore and use an OER as a learner and educator in order to use their own experiences to better understand and address the issues. However, you may want to suggest that your students also do some preclass reading of a selection of papers from the bibliography in addition to the case study itself.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2010 Information Age Publishing
ISBN: 1-60752-315-9, 978-1-60752-315-4
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetThe William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Knowledge Media Institute
Institute of Educational Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 21896
Depositing User: Patrick McAndrew
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2010 11:40
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2012 11:02
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/21896
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