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Student perceptions of the reuse of open educational resources: A case study of the social outreach group SHAWCO in Cape Town, South Africa
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 115–120
This poster represents my masters research with students involved in a volunteer social outreach education project in Cape Town, South Africa. In the thesis I investigated the potential for open education resources to be used in social outreach...
Open Praxis Vol. 9, No. 2 (Jun 29, 2017) pp. 125–140
The act of instruction may be conceptualized as consisting of four elements: learning outcomes, learning resources, teaching and learning activities, and assessments and evaluation. For instructors in higher education, the way they manage the...
Tablets and Trees: Equipping Forestry Students with Mobile Tools for Learning in and Out of Classroom
Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie Vol. 44, No. 1 (May 08, 2018)
This paper presents the case of how a department of applied science went about implementing a tablet initiative in a two-year diploma program. Tablets were a required tool for entry into the program with a goal of reducing textbook purchase costs...
Language: English Translations: English, français, langue française/French
"It's Not Their Job to Share Content": A Case Study of the Role of Senior Students in Adapting Teaching Materials as Open Educational Resources at the University of Cape Town
E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 10, No. 2 (2013) pp. 135–147
Inspired by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's landmark decision to make its teaching and learning materials freely available to the public as OpenCourseWare (OCW), many other higher education institutions have followed suit sharing...
The Role of Postgraduate Students in Co-Authoring Open Educational Resources to Promote Social Inclusion: A Case Study at the University of Cape Town
Distance Education Vol. 33, No. 2 (2012) pp. 253–269
Like many universities worldwide, the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa has joined the open educational resources (OER) movement, making a selection of teaching and learning materials available through its OER directory, UCT OpenContent. ...
Student Perceptions of the Creation and Reuse of Digital Educational Resources in a Community Development-Oriented Organisation
Journal of Learning for Development Vol. 5, No. 1 (2018) pp. 22–39
This case study explores students' perceptions of the creation and reuse of digital teaching and learning resources in their work as tutors as part of a volunteer community development organisation at a large South African University. Through a...
Content is King: An Analysis of How the Twitter Discourse Surrounding Open Education Unfolded From 2009 to 2016
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 19, No. 1 (Feb 23, 2018)
Inspired by open educational resources, open pedagogy, and open source software, the openness movement in education has different meanings for different people. In this study, we use Twitter data to examine the discourses surrounding openness as...