OER, At-Risk and Non-Traditional Students

By | September 14th, 2013|access, data, evidence, Fieldwork|

Picture Credit: CC-BY 2.0 Bixentro ( Just over 10 years ago a US Department of Education report noted [...]

Open educational resources: A bridge to formal education?

By | August 17th, 2013|data, evidence, Fieldwork, Interviews, oer, OERRH, Progress, research|

The relationship between open educational resources and formal education is complex and multifaceted. In the early days of OER, detractors [...]

Can OER break down barriers to participation in education?

By | August 16th, 2013|access, data, evidence, Fieldwork, OERRH, research, Teacher education, Tess-India|

Photo: Leigh-Anne Perryman CC-BY Are open education models leading to more equitable access to education? The OER Research Hub (OERRH) [...]

'Through a glass darkly' Part 3: OER, critical reflection and educators' improved practice – some early evidence

By | August 9th, 2013|data, evidence, Fieldwork, Interviews, oer, OERRH, Progress, Reflection, research, Uncategorized|

Photo: ‘Valentine Lightfulness’. h.koppdelaney CC-BY-ND Do OER prompt critical reflection by educators who use them, resulting in improved [...]

Snapshot: OER Policy

By | July 31st, 2013|evidence, Fieldwork, oer, OERRH, Progress, Reflection, research|

OER Policies are typically established in order to drive change, and there are now clear examples of where policy is [...]

SPARCing debate on Open Access

By | July 16th, 2013|Fieldwork, Interviews, Meetings, Reflection|

As part of our field work in Washington DC last month I met with Heather Joseph who is Executive Director [...]

"O" is for… Open?

By | June 26th, 2013|blogs, Fieldwork, Interviews, oer, OERRH, Reflection|

Go O's! (Photo Credit: Beck Pitt CC-BY) ...Or could it be "Orioles"?! Seriously though, besides checking out my [...]

Educating in Beta

By | March 18th, 2013|conference, Education, fellowships, Fieldwork, MOOC, oer, OERRH, questionnaires, research, surveys, Teacher education, technology, Tess-India, Uncategorized|

Educating Rita by Willy Russell, 1983 Current activity within open education can be characterised as having reached a [...]