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ROER4D – Open Education for a Multicultural World: A report from the Research on Open Educational Resources for Development in the Global South

ROER4D – Open Education for a Multicultural World: A report from the Research on Open Educational Resources for Development in the Global South

This video was recorded at OCWC Global Conference, Ljubljana 2014. Open Educational Resources (OER) challenge the current storylines that steer higher education and publishers' business models by providing students with access to alternative learning resources other than the traditional textbook or lecturer-generated teaching materials. To what extent students take up the opportunity to search for and find OER that are sufficiently authoritative and current to be considered worthwhile and suitably relevant to their context to be considered useful, is yet to be established in the Global South. Likewise it is also not fully understood to what degree lecturers take the time to explore the Internet to locate existing teaching materials to compare these to their own materials, to legally reuse,... Show More
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