Tag Archives: open education

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 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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Cascade update part 1: Student engagement

This post is first in a series of updates on recent project progress for our academic partners, following a recent JISC OER programme meeting on 19 January as well as a project meeting on 20 January.  The project meeting helped … 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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This is a public service announcement

Our cascade partners are now busy getting to grips with OERs as they are working on one of developmental tasks set by the project team, all with the intention of preparing them to start repurposing and releasing their own content … 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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