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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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Parlez-vous OER? Open Educational Resources in multilingual contexts

As mentioned earlier in a series of posts on project progress, our cascade partners are busy creating/repurposing their OERs, with the process bringing up quite interesting issues related to our partners’ specific institutional contexts. For instance, one of issues which … 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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JISC curriculum programme and OERs

Within the cascade project, we are keen on finding ways in which we can draw on insights developed in the context of previous/on-going JISC projects, not only within the Open Educational Resources programme. Through our programme manager, we started looking … Continue reading

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OERs and accessibility

In order to turn a pre-existing resource into an OER, a number of steps have to be followed so that potential users can easily find the resource and then use it for their own teaching and learning. One of these … Continue reading

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JISC OER II start-up meeting

The recent JISC meeting on 22 September marked the start of the next round of the JISC/HEA Open Educational Resources programme – or ‘OER II’ as we refer to it. The day was very useful in many ways; introducing new … Continue reading

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