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ERIC Number: EJ1122240
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Dec
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: EISSN-1492-3831
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Faculty Members' Instructional Priorities for Adopting OER
Jung, Insung; Hong, Seongyoun
International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, v17 n6 p28-43 Dec 2016
This study aimed to investigate and classify faculty members' instructional priorities for adopting OER. In-depth interview data were collected from 10 faculty members from different regions and analyzed with NVivo 10. The original supposition was that the well-established instructional priorities, effectiveness, efficiency, and appeal would apply. However, it was found that in adopting OER, these faculty members had four instructional priorities: effectiveness, efficiency, appeal, and extension. Effectiveness was the most important consideration, followed by extension, appeal, and efficiency. Regional differences were also apparent. These findings were drawn upon to propose an elaborated model of instructional priorities for adopting OER.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Asia; North America; Africa; Europe
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