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Open Praxis Vol. 7, No. 2 (Apr 22, 2015) pp. 123–132
Addressing the gap between global open educational resource (OER) proliferation and the slow adoption of OER and open educational practices (OEP) in Australian higher education, this paper focuses on a capacity-building project targeting academics,...
Distance Education Vol. 33, No. 2 (2012) pp. 185–199
Open educational resources (OER) have become new buzzwords in the glocalization of education. While OER are often espoused as enabling educational equity, the reality is not always the case. Looking only at the positives of new educational methods...
Open Praxis Vol. 10, No. 2 (Apr 20, 2018) pp. 145–157
Open Educational Practices (OEP) have played an important role in assisting educational institutions and governments worldwide to meet their current and future educational targets in widening participation, lowering costs, improving the quality of...
Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 15, No. 2 (2011) pp. 41–54
This article explores some of the most well-known Open Educational Resource (OER) initiatives worldwide and then reports on OER developments in Australia. It also discusses a current research project funded by the Australian Learning and Teaching...
Opening up down under: The Role of Open Educational Resources in Promoting Social Inclusion in Australia
Distance Education Vol. 33, No. 2 (2012) pp. 151–164
This article discusses the role of open and distance learning to widen participation and promote social inclusion within Australian higher education, as well as the benefits that open educational resources (OER) could bring to that context. It also...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 2, No. 4 (Dec 04, 2007)
Distance education at a tertiary level in Brazil represents a very new educational approach compared with countries such as Australia and the United Kingdom. However, higher educational institutions in these and other countries share similar...
Do Open Educational Resources represent additional challenges or advantages to the current climate of change in the Australian higher education sector?
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2012 (November 2012)
This paper briefly reports on a number of Open Educational Resources (OER) initiatives in Australia, including some government programs and funding, then explores several of the challenges and advantages of adopting OER at institutional and...
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 19, No. 3 (Jul 11, 2018)
For fifteen years, Australian Higher Education has engaged with the openness agenda primarily through the lens of open-access research. Open educational practice (OEP), by contrast, has not been explicitly supported by federal government initiatives,...