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The OER FLOW and social media

Okada, Alexandra and Leslie, Scott (2012). The OER FLOW and social media. In: Open Education Conference 2012, 16-18 October 2012, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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Abstract

This presentation introduces some strategies for producing, sharing and reusing OER through the OER Flow and social media. The aim of this investigation is to identify how colearners can apply the OER Flow and social media to make the production and adaptation processes of OER more explicit for anyone in the community to contribute. This work analyses, therefore, the interactions of “COLEARN” – an open community of research in collaborative learning technologies – who created and remixed diverse open media components for producing an open book about OER using the OER flow and Social Media. The outcomes show that educators and colearners can move from a passive position to a more active and informed network role when they are able to co-authoring OER.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
ICOPER (Interoperable Content for Performance in a Competency-driven Society)Not SetEuropean Community eContentplus Programme
OpenScout (Skill based scouting of open user-generated and community-improved content for management education and training)Not SetEuropean Community eContentplus Programme
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 41721
Depositing User: Kay Dave
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2015 10:14
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2016 17:19
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/41721
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