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Adult Education and OER: conclusions and policy recommendations for Europe

Paul Bacsich - October 21, 2015 in adulteducation, featured, mooc, OEP, oer, Open Educational Resources

This posting deals with the conclusions and policy recommendations from the Adult Education and Open Educational Resources study for the European Parliament, a 140-page “Study”, written by Sero, released on 15 October 2015. The Study reviews the current use …

A multi-institutional study of the impact of open textbook adoption on the learning outcomes of post- secondary student

guestauthor - October 12, 2015 in featured

BöckerAn interesting study was shared in the OKFN edu mailing list by Nicole Allen (@txtbks) Director of Open Education for ‪@SPARC_NA, regarding the real value of open textbooks and the real costs of traditional textbooks. The study …

Using the data from the OER Research Hub

Guest - October 1, 2015 in featured, guestpost, oer, Open Educational Resources

Given the topicality of the OER Research Hub recent research outputs we are pleased to be able to reproduce on our blog a post from Robert Schuwer on how he is using the data that the OER Research Hub has

Open Education Information Center

Guest - September 9, 2015 in Open Educational Resources

Tijdens de afgelopen zomervakantie is de eerste versie van het Open Education Information Center (OEIC) van het Open Education Consortium gepubliceerd. Het doel van het OEIC is antwoord te verschaffen op allerlei vragen die bij het bezig zijn met Open …

Open Education Iceland

guest - November 28, 2013 in data, featured, guestpost, oer, world

tryggvi_thayerWe are now on the fifth in our series of blog posts on open education around the world! Tryggvi Thayer from Iceland has written about how the close knit Icelandic community have taken to open educational resources (OERs) and begun …