Issue of Journal Distance Education about OER

Last month there was a special edition of the Journal Distance Education about OER. After a lot of online comments the publisher Taylor & Fancis opened the issue to the public, so now everyone can read the articles.

The articles in the journal are:

  • Fostering social inclusion through open educational resources (OER)
    by Gráinne Conole
  • A review of the role of national policy and institutional mission in European distance teaching universities with respect to widening participation in higher education study through open educational resources
    by Andy Lane
  • Opening up Down Under: the role of open educational resources in promoting social inclusion in Australia
    by Carina Bossu, David Bull & Mark Brown
  • The OER mix in higher education: purpose, process, product, and policy
    by Samuel Nikoi & Alejandro Armellini
  • Equity considerations for open educational resources in the glocalization of education
    by Julie Willems & Carina Bossu
  • Open educational resources: education for the world?
    by Thomas Richter & Maggie McPherson
  • Open educational resources in support of science learning: tools for inquiry and observation
    by Eileen Scanlon
  • Making a difference—inclusive learning and teaching in higher education through open educational resources
    by Christine Hockings, Paul Brett & Mat Terentjevs
  • The role of postgraduate students in co-authoring open educational resources to promote social inclusion: a case study at the University of Cape Town
    by Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams & Michael Paskevicius
  • Non-government distance education funding: the need for equity in Australian schooling
    by Terry Harding
  • Politics, practices, and possibilities of open educational resources
    by Liam Phelan
  • OER perspectives: emerging issues for universities
    by Don Olcott Jr.

You can view the articles here and download them as PDF.

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