What should advocates for expanded use of OER and open courses and open access be doing these next 25 years to make OER, open courses, open access – and even access to working computers and reliable wireless or wired networks – a universal reality?
By Paul Bardack Continue reading OER Advocacy – Some Reflections
Can a US-based, research-supported approach to quality assurance and continuous improvement in online education, adopted by over 1000 higher educational institutions, K-12, and other educational organizations for over a decade, be adapted to education systems outside of USA?
Contributed by: Quality Matters Continue reading Adapting US-Based Quality Standards to Culturally and Pedagogically Different Education Systems: The China Case
During the 27TH ICDE World Conference, 16-19 October 2017, Toronto, Canada, ICDE will be releasing the third installment of its ICDE Insight Papers Series.
By: Ebba Ossiannilsson Continue reading The Blended Learning Ecosystem: Taking Control And Orchestrating Learning Pathways
A three days world congress of OER has come to an end, hosted by a small country with an impressive dedication to OER as an enabler for inclusive and equitable quality education and the Education 2030 Agenda.
By: Torunn Gjelsvik Continue reading OER: “Moving towards the tipping point”
At the 2nd OER World Congress the idea of a network, Global Open Libraries, GOL, was presented. Now we want your comments by Wednesday 11 October 2017.
By: Gard Titlestad, Secretary General of ICDE Continue reading Open consultation: A network of Global Open Libraries, GOL
The quality of MOOCs is challenged and questioned from the very early beginning.
By: Christian M. Stracke Continue reading Quality of MOOCs: Challenges – and Hopes for Improvement?
OERu provides affordable pathways for learners to earn micro-credentials and associated academic credit towards globally recognised qualifications.
By Wayne Mackintosh Continue reading OERu Micro-Credentials for Macro Impact in Open Online Courses
Who is the guardian of quality in Open Educational Resources (OER)?
By Daniel Burgos
Continue reading Quality as a basic right for Open Educational Resources (OER)