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A Tweet a day makes the project go a long way

Yesterday was quite an exciting day in the life of the cascade project. Given that we are such a distributed team, it is a rare occasion that we actually have a chance to see each other in person. Such meetings … Continue reading

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Good things happen when people talk about OERs

Inspired by recent conversations we had about the technical aspects of the cascade project with John Robertson from CETIS, the cascade team for a one-off development workshop on the 6th May to discuss with our partners any technical issues and … Continue reading

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Have spare time, will create OERs

What can you accomplish within 33 hours? You could certainly try and go beyond the minutiae of just getting on with your week and perhaps have a go at breaking some records, as did recently a bunch of couples in … Continue reading

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Cascade update part 3: Developing the framework

This post is third in a series of updates on recent project progress for our academic partners, following a recent project meeting on 20 January. During that meeting, we have identified a priority areas for our work in the second half of … Continue reading

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Cascade update part 2: OER release and open textbooks

This post is second in a series of updates on recent project progress for our academic partners, following a recent project meeting on 20 January. During that meeting, we were keen on identifying priority areas for developing the cascade framework and … Continue reading

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You’ve been prompted: OER reflections

As we have mentioned earlier on this blog, a big chunk of our project methodology is based around encouraging our partners to reflect on their experiences of engaging with Open Educational Resources. The process of reflection goes both ways – … Continue reading

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The fear factor

One of the elements of the C-SAP OER pilot project we decided to take forward to the cascade project is a collaborative method of working with our partners, with an emphasis on reflection in the process of learning about OERs. … Continue reading

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Teaching in public

The cascade project is slowly gaining momentum as we are setting up meetings with project partners, talking to our project consultant, trying to finalise the project plan. At the same time, as the conversations about the cascade framework are opening … Continue reading

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Initial thoughts on the cascade support framework

In the midst of sorting out administrivia for the OERII cascade project, we are trying to wrap our heads around the concept of the cascade support framework – after all, this is one of the key tasks for the project … Continue reading

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Welcome to this blog and the Open Cascade project

This blog will support the C-SAP (Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Sociology, Anthropology and Politics) project: Cascading Social Science Open Educational Resources. The project seeks to cascade support for embedding Open Educational Resources within the social sciences curriculum, focusing on the … Continue reading

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