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Open educational resources: new directions for technology-enhanced distance learning in the third millenium

Santos, Andreia; McAndrew, Patrick and Godwin, Stephen (2008). Open educational resources: new directions for technology-enhanced distance learning in the third millenium. Formamente(1-2) pp. 111–126.

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Abstract

This paper discusses open educational resources (OER) as a way to share knowledge and academic content. It focuses on OpenLearn, the OER initiative of the Open University UK. The paper presents the technological tools aggregated to the website to enhance the learning process of the user, such as Conpendium, MSG and Flashmeeting. It also discusses funding and sustainability models for the inititative.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2008 Not known
ISSN: 1970-7118
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetWilliam and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Extra Information: Article originally presented at ICDE 2007, Toluca, Mexico
Keywords: creation of knowledge; e-learning tools; learning content; mixed-mode funding approach; open source learning environment
Academic Unit/Department: Institute of Educational Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
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Item ID: 26617
Depositing User: Andreia Santos
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2011 11:49
Last Modified: 25 May 2011 12:57
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/26617
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