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Browne, Tom; Holding, Richard; Howell, Anna; Rodway-Dyer, Sue – Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2010
The degree to which Open Educational Resources (OER) reflect the values of its institutional provider depends on questions of economics and the level of support amongst its academics. For project managers establishing OER repositories, the latter question--how to cultivate, nurture and maintain academic engagement--is critical. Whilst…
Descriptors: Resource Units, Multimedia Materials, Shared Resources and Services, College Faculty
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Lanham, John; Howard, Yvonne; Drew, Ben; Johns, Dan – Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2013
Higher education institutions are recognising the clear benefits of open educational resources, and academics are engaging with the development of these resources. This paper presents a case study of OERs being developed using the live, current BloodhoundSSC world land speed record project as a basis. The paper outlines the rationale for the…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Open Education, Educational Resources, Open Source Technology
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Masterman, Elizabeth – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2016
This article describes a small-scale study that explored the relationship between the pedagogical practices characterised as "open" and the existing model of undergraduate teaching and learning at a large research-intensive university (RIU). The aim was to determine the factors that might enable (conversely impede) the greater uptake of…
Descriptors: Open Education, Educational Practices, Research Universities, Undergraduate Study
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Gruszczynska, Anna; Merchant, Guy; Pountney, Richard, – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2013
This paper reports the findings of a project "Digital Futures in Teacher Education" (DeFT) undertaken as part of the third phase of the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) UK Open Educational Resources (OER) programme. It builds on previous work (Gruszczynska and Pountney, 2012, 2013) that has addressed attempts to embed OER…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Literacy, Information Technology, Resource Units
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Alvarez, Inma – Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2013
During 2012, the Dance Department at the University of Surrey developed a set of Open Educational Resources with a Creative Commons license (Attribution, Non- Commercial, Share Alike) for dance studies as part of the JISC-funded project Contexts, Culture and Creativity: Enriching E-learning in Dance (CCC:EED) see…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Resources, Internet, Dance
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Lane, Andy – Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2010
This paper argues that designing collections of "closed" educational resources (content and technologies) for use by specific student cohorts and collections of open educational resources for use by any "learner" require different design approaches. Learning design for formal courses has been a research topic for over 10 years…
Descriptors: Innovation, Instructional Design, Resource Units, Computer Uses in Education
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Bradshaw, Peter; Younie, Sarah; Jones, Sarah – Campus-Wide Information Systems, 2013
Purpose: This paper aims to report on an externally-funded project and forms part of its dissemination. Design/methodology/approach: The objectives are achieved through a theoretical framing of the project and an alignment of these with the contexts for the project--namely the Professional Standards Framework of the HEA, its use in postgraduate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Open Source Technology, Program Descriptions, Teacher Education Curriculum
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Reushle, Shirley, Ed.; Antonio, Amy, Ed.; Keppell, Mike, Ed. – IGI Global, 2016
The discipline of education is a multi-faceted system that must constantly integrate new strategies and procedures to ensure successful learning experiences. Enhancements in education provide learners with greater opportunities for growth and advancement. "Open Learning and Formal Credentialing in Higher Education: Curriculum Models and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Adult Education, Student Centered Learning, Open Education
Holley, Debbie; Boyle, Tom – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2012
Students studying Marketing, Fashion, Public Relations, Advertising and similar subjects need to develop a "critical eye" in relation to images, media and digital technologies. This project aims to empower teachers to develop multimedia learning resources that would support students engaging in this essential activity. Developing such…
Descriptors: Teacher Empowerment, Teacher Developed Materials, Critical Thinking, Multimedia Materials