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The Open University

Creating open educational resources

The Open University via OpenLearn

Overview

Are you interested in creating your own open educational resources? This free course, Creating open educational resources, will help you to write a learning course and provide you with links to ...

Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Learning outcomes
  • Quiz
  • Round 1: Images
  • Round 2: Acronyms
  • Round 3: Facts and figures
  • Round 4: Proprietary or open source?
  • Round 5: Odd one out
  • 1 What is open learning and why OERs?
  • 1 What is open learning and why OERs?
  • 2 What makes a good OER?
  • 2 What makes a good OER?
  • 3 Finding and evaluating OERs
  • 3 Finding and evaluating OERs
  • 3.1 Finding OERs
  • 3.2 Evaluating open learning
  • 4 Copyright and OER
  • 4 Copyright and OER
  • 4.1 Creative Commons licensing
  • 4.2 Exercises from video
  • 4.3 OpenLearn
  • 5 The pedagogy of open learning
  • 5 The pedagogy of open learning
  • 5.1 How do people learn?
  • 5.2 Behaviorism, Piagetianism and social constructivism
  • 6 Tools for creating an OER
  • 6 Tools for creating an OER
  • 6.1 What are aims and objectives/outcomes?
  • 6.2 Creating your OER
  • Sources of material
  • Content
  • Formats
  • Tools
  • 7 Making the case for OER
  • 7 Making the case for OER
  • 7.1 How does learning take place in the open?
  • 7.2 Organisational benefits
  • 7.3 Benefits for you
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Acknowledgements

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