Harness open educational resources in higher education : progress, issues and challenges

DAKKA, Sam and DAKKA, Irage (2017). Harness open educational resources in higher education : progress, issues and challenges. In: ICICTE 2017 : International Conference on Information, Communication Technologies in Education, Rhodes, Greece, 6-8 July 2017. ICICTE.ORG. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Technology proliferation, has transformed higher education to a student controlled centered-based teaching and learning environment. The change of attitude towards the students by the institutions has shifted students' learning environment into a more active role as collaborators. This degree of openness through creating and developing of Open Educational Resource (OER) material can be more productive than the traditional learning environment, but main barriers related to copyright law should be addressed. Furthermore, research on comparative effectiveness is required to streamline and optimize the process, in addition to incorporating support of OER creation and development recognition into university policies.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Departments: Arts, Computing, Engineering and Sciences > Engineering and Mathematics
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Depositing User: Sam Dakka
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2017 13:08
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2017 13:08
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/16060

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