the OER engagement ladder

LTG’s Joanna Wild has published the report of her SCORE Fellowship. The OER Engagement Study investigated the ways in which higher education institutions (HEI), individual faculties and support staff adroitly foster reuse of Open Educational Resources (OER)  in novel ways … Continue reading

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Consider authority

For successful OER consider authorship and authority and make yourself discoverable.  Although  the  perceived advantage of OER is that  it can be used in any context, information of attribution is key to a users ability to evaluate  the content.  Oxford research indicates … Continue reading

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my year as a SCORE Fellow

As part of my SCORE Fellowship project I am to display a poster. Here’s one I prepared earlier. My project explored the relationship between OER and the research-teaching nexus by looking closely at how academic staff at research universities are supported in … Continue reading

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transformations -it’s all about the sharing

In working with our partners on the OER Cascade  Ripple project  we thought carefully about how others could learn from our mistakes and use our experience as a resource in a move towards organisational change. Our partners have commented on this … Continue reading

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just what I always wanted

You’ll already know how keen I am on including images in blog postings.  Luckily for me, and for you, the Oxford Triton team have devised and developed a series of   new out of the box plugins to allow WordPress users … Continue reading

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peaks and spikes and pads

The Listening for Impact  project was well represented at the  Oxford Internet Institute’s  packed out  Digital Impacts: How to Measure and Understand the Usage and Impact of Digital Content event on Friday. The question of how we can measure and … Continue reading

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What is the use of a book, without pictures or conversations?

Said Alice. I was reminded of this question on Thursday as I listened to three Oxford academic colleagues describing their experience of podcasting in iTunes U. Emma Smith, Peter MacDonald and Marianne Talbot each took quite different angles, but each described … Continue reading

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sustainable resources

On Thursday, 12th May, as part of Fair Trade week, Kellogg College will host a Fair Trade dinner.  At 5.30pm before a wine reception and dinner, the College Seminar will take a wider look at issues of sustainability in the … Continue reading

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reach out and touch somebody new

In a survey of 50 Oxford  University academics who podcast open educational materials: 91% want their knowledge to go to the widest public audience possible; 55% want to help students worldwide understand their topic; 45% want to help the public understand … Continue reading

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What can your OER do for you?

 We recently held a Ripple OER ‘institutional strategies’ workshop in Oxford at Kellogg College. ‘In it to win it’ workshop: Institutional marketing strategy and policy for OER Thursday 3 February 2011 What is your OER doing for you?  Video: [mp4] … Continue reading

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