VALA2020 Session 11 Mercieca

Open Educational Resources – who has the role of adoption and adaptation of OERs?

Wednesday 12 February 2020, 14:45 – 15:15

Paul Mercieca
  • IM Program Manager
  • RMIT University
Laki Sideris
  • Product Development Manager
  • Informit, RMIT Training

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The development of Open Educational Resources (OERs) aims to support educational material that can be shared and reused under a creative commons licence. Emerging models recognise that OERs are not just resources that can be located and simply included in course work, but are resources that can be modified, changed and then re-shared for use by others. The management of OERs is often supported by library services, but what is the current practice of the academic community? This paper discusses issues drawn from interviews with academics from a university case environment, and this information can assist libraries in developing policy on OER management.

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