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Open Educational Resources

CETIS are engaged with a range of OER related initiatives both nationally and internationally in support of JISC's work in the area. A major part of our work with OER is in support of the UK Open Educational Resource Programmes run jointly by JISC and The Higher Education Academy.

The CETIS wiki has an extensive section on OER.


27 Jun 2014 Li's work blog
At the Cetis conference 2014, Stephen and I facilitated a session on “Open Education and MOOCs”. We began with two very interesting presentations from Audrey Watters,  a journalist and author of Hack Education, and Amy Woodgate from The University of Edinburgh. They offered two different perspectives: MOOCs as teaching machines vs MOOCs as teaching experiments. […]
Open Educational Resources
20 Jun 2014 Simon Grant
At the recent Cetis conference – #cetis14 on twitter – Brian Kelly and I ran a session called “Open Knowledge: Wikipedia and Beyond”. The outcomes were much more interesting than might have been guessed – worthy of a post! Wikipedia has culture, or cultures. I personally have little experience of them, simply from doing little […]
Competences Open Educational Resources
12 Mar 2014 Simon Grant
(A contribution to Open Education Week — see note at end.) What is the need? Imagine what could happen if we had a really good sets of usable open learning outcomes, across academic subjects, occupations and professions. It would be easy to express and then trace the relationships between any learning outcomes. To start with, […]
Portfolio Competences Open Educational Resources Semantic Technologies
08 Oct 2013 Martin Hawksey
Notes on the first steps to create a custom WordPress plugin for the OER Research Hub to capture evidence
Open Educational Resources
05 Sep 2013 Phil Barker
This is a longish summary of a presentation I gave recently, covering why I was talking, the spectrum of openness, the ways of being open, the range of activities involved in education and how open things might apply to those activities. You may want to skim through until something catches your eye Why I did […]
Open Educational Resources

Open Educational Resources Events

Past Events

Open Scotland
Date: 27 Jun 2013
Date: 29 May 2012 to 30 May 2012

Open Educational Resources Resources

Index of John's OER-related blog posts
Date: Feb 2011
CETIS OER Technical Support Project Final Report
Date: May 2010
The CETIS OER Technical Support Project was funded by JISC to provide support to the JISC HEA Open Educational Resources Pilot Programme.
Open Educational Resources – Opportunities and Challenges for Higher Education
Date: Sep 2008
Open Educational Resources- Opportunities and Challengers for Higher Education. A briefing Paper by Li Yuan, Sheila MacNeil and Wilbert Kraan
OER resources
Date: Jan 2007

Open Educational Resources Publications

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