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13 novembre 2018

Open and Distance Learning in French-Speaking Sub-Saharan Africa: A Literature Review

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThis article is a literature review on open distance learnings (ODL) in Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa (FSSA). The state of research on this question highlights many topics, such as the supporting reasons for the creation of ODL systems and their potentials. Success, difficulties, and issues linked to their implementation also hold a crucial place in this research. More...

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IRRODL - Vol 19, No 4 (2018)

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningTable of Contents

Editorial

Editorial - Volume 19, Issue 4
Rory McGreal

Research Articles

Shazia K Jan, Panos Vlachopoulos
Bakare Kazeem Kayode
Daniëlle Verstegen, Amber Dailey-Hebert, Herco Fonteijn, Geraldine Clarebout, Annemarie Spruijt
Marina Lepp, Tauno Palts, Piret Luik, Kaspar Papli, Reelika Suviste, Merilin Säde, Kaspar Hollo, Vello Vaherpuu, Eno Tõnisson
Stephanie Blackmon
Curtis J. Bonk, Meina Zhu, Minkyoung Kim, Shuya Xu, Najia Sabir, Annisa R Sari
Juan Antonio Valdivia Vázquez, María Soledad Ramírez-Montoya, Jaime Ricardo Valenzuela González
David Wiley, John Levi Hilton III
Dongho Kim
Wei-Hsi Hung, Pei-Hsuan Hsieh, Yao-De Huang
Tami Oliphant, Jennifer Branch-Mueller
Mpine Makoe, Thulile Shandu
Sha Zhu, Harrison Hao Yang, Jason MacLeod, Yinghui Shi, Di Wu
Fengliang Li

Book Notes

Book Review: Open: The Philosophy and Practices that are Revolutionizing Education and Science
Nelson R. Jorge, Martijn Ouwehand

Technical Notes

HEARABLES FOR ONLINE LEARNING
Rory McGreal

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Eight Patterns of Open Textbook Adoption in British Columbia

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningSince the launch of the BC Open Textbook Project in 2012, the adoption of open textbooks has steadily grown within public post-secondary institutions in British Columbia, Canada. An analysis of adoption records over a five-year period reveals that open textbooks have been adopted across all types of institutions, including research universities, teaching universities, colleges, and institutes, and across a diverse set of disciplines, with the largest numbers in the sciences and social sciences. More...

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Open Educational Practices in Australia: A First-phase National Audit of Higher Education

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningFor fifteen years, Australian Higher Education has engaged with the openness agenda primarily through the lens of open-access research. Open educational practice (OEP), by contrast, has not been explicitly supported by federal government initiatives, funding, or policy. This has led to an environment that is disconnected, with isolated examples of good practice that have not been transferred beyond local contexts. More...

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Adoption of Sharing and Reuse of Open Resources by Educators in Higher Education Institutions in the Netherlands

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningTo find out what is needed to speed up the adoption of open sharing and reuse of learning materials and open online courses in publicly funded Dutch institutions of Higher Education, a qualitative research study was conducted in fall 2016. This study examined issues of willingness of educators and management, barriers and enablers of adoption, and the role of institutional and national policy in the adoption of open sharing and reuse of learning materials and online courses. More...

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Effects of Open Textbook Adoption on Teachers’ Open Practices

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThe purpose of this qualitative study was to understand whether certain theoretical benefits that open educational resources (OER) might have on teacher practice were being realized by a group of secondary teachers using open science textbooks.  In surveys and interviews, teachers were asked to describe their classroom practice before and after adopting an open textbook, including practices relating to openness. More...

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Open Educational Resources: Challenges and Opportunities in Indian Primary Education

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningEducation is a fundamental human right, yet one fifth of the world’s population lives with poor literacy. India is home to the largest number of illiterate people, with infrastructural, cultural, and socio-economic factors hindering equitable access to quality education. Due to the rapidly growing technology and Internet usage in the country, open educational resources (OER) are increasingly being used as a vital tool to help transcend barriers to child literacy, also aiding in educational attainment. More...

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Differential OER Impacts of Formal and Informal ICTs: Employability of Female Migrant Workers

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningInformation and communication technologies aid marginalized groups in seeking social support, building proximate networks, and improving employment opportunities. However, one key factor that is understudied in the literature is the impact of open education resources (OER) on the employability of marginalized groups. More...

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IRRODL - Vol 19, No 3 (2018)

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningTable of Contents

Editorial

Editorial - Volume 19, Issue 3
Dianne Conrad

Research Articles

Patrick Lowenthal, Chareen Snelson, Ross Perkins
Yuan Wang, Ryan Baker
Oleksandra Poquet, Vitomir Kovanović, Pieter de Vries, Thieme Hennis, Srećko Joksimović, Dragan Gašević, Shane Dawson
Khe Foon Hew, Chen Qiao, Ying Tang
Arul Chib, Reidinar Juliane Wardoyo
Janani Ganapathi
Stacie L Mason, Royce Kimmons
Robert Schuwer, Ben Janssen
Adrian Stagg, Linh Nguyen, Carina Bossu, Helen Partridge, Johanna Funk, Kate Judith
Emine Cabı
Joshua Weidlich, Theo J. Bastiaens
Mamoona Arshad, Muhammad Shakaib Akram
Adéle Bezuidenhout
Colin Pilkington
Siza D Tumbo, Nicholaus Mwalukasa, Kadeghe G Fue, Malongo R. S. Mlozi, Ruth Haug, Camilius Sanga

Research Notes

Jennifer Barker, Ken Jeffery, Rajiv Sunil Jhangiani, George Veletsianos
Emmanuel Béché

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A Collaborative Approach to OER Policy and Guidelines Development in the Commonwealth: Botswana, Cameroon, and Sri Lanka

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningAccess to relevant learning resources is an important aspect in ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all as outlined in the sustainable development goal 4 (SDG4). The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) has identified the development of open educational resources (OER) as a potential answer to these challenges. A total of 29 provincial/regional OER policies and guidelines were developed in Sri Lanka, Botswana, and Cameroon closely involving 608 provincial/regional policymakers from the general education system. More...

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