Open educational resources

Internationalization of Open Educational Resources

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An extensive slideset and workshop concept regarding the internationalization of open educational resources. This includes an introduction of OER, some practices.

Guidelines for Open Educational Resources (OER) in Higher Education

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Open educational resources (OER) are materials used to support education that may be freely accessed, reused, modified, and shared. These Guidelines outline key issues and make suggestions for integrating OER into higher education. Their purpose is to encourage decision makers in governments and institutions to invest in the systematic production, adaptation and use of OER and to bring them into the mainstream of higher education in order to improve the quality of curricula and teaching and to reduce costs.
Given the potential of OER to improve higher education systems, UNESCO and the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) have developed these Guidelines, after broad consultations with stakeholders in all regions of the world, to support governments, higher education institutions/providers, academic staff, student bodies and quality assurance/accreditation and recognition bodies.

Open Educational Resources: The Way Forward

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The present material is a result of an extensive international consultation to identify an agenda for advancing the Open Educational Resources (OER) movement worldwide.

OER Workshop Toolkit

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This Open Educational Resource (OER) workshop toolkit, which is based on the curriculum and resources specified in the Wiki Newbie Tutorials, provides a generic methodology that can be used to orga