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Open Praxis

Apr 22, 2015 Volume 7, Number 2

Editors

Inés Gil-Jaurena

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Capacity-building in open education: an Australian approach

    Carina Bossu & Wendy Fountain, University of Tasmania

    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 ... More

    pp. 123-132

  2. The Open Library at AU (Athabasca University): Supporting Open Access and Open Educational Resources

    Colin Elliott & Elaine Fabbro, Athabasca University

    To address challenges that learners, course creators, librarians and academics involved with OER and MOOCs are facing when looking for scholarly materials, Athabasca University Library has... More

    pp. 133-140

  3. Recommendations on Formative Assessment and Feedback Practices for stronger engagement in MOOCs

    Nikolaos Floratos, Teresa Guasch & Anna Espasa, Open University of Catalonia

    Many publications and surveys refer to the high drop out rate in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) which is around 90%, especially if we compare the number of students who register against those ... More

    pp. 141-152

  4. Using an ‘open approach’ to create a new, innovative higher education model

    Susan Huggins & Peter Smith, Open College at Kaplan University

    Navigating learning, formal or informal, can be overwhelming, confusing, and impersonal. With more options than ever, the process of deciding what, where, and when can be overwhelming to a learner.... More

    pp. 153-159

  5. Using Open Educational Practices to Support Institutional Strategic Excellence in Teaching, Learning & Scholarship

    Thomas Carey, Alan Davis, Salvador Ferreras & David Porter, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

    This paper explores the integration of Open Educational Practices (OEP) into an institutional strategy to develop distinctive excellence in teaching, learning and scholarship. The institution in... More

    pp. 161-171

  6. Learning from the innovative open practices of three international health projects: IACAPAP, VCPH and Physiopedia

    Tony Coughlan & Leigh-Anne Perryman, The Open University

    Open educational resources and open educational practices are being increasingly used around the globe to train and support professionals in areas where funding and resources are scarce. This paper... More

    pp. 173-189