Category Archives: OER Phase II

OER2011: Promoting OERs

Last week the OER2011 Conference took place in Manchester and on Thursday I went to the keynote speech by Bob Strunz, Chief Technical Architect of NDLR (National Digital Learning Resources). The NDLR supports the collaboration and sharing of learning and … Continue reading

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In Google We Trust

Question: How do you want to find Open Educational Resources? Answer: As mentioned in my last post, our expert workshop included user testing several OER sites including JORUM, Merlot, Xpert and Connexions. To this list must be added Google, whose … Continue reading

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OERs and WordPress

This is my first blog post since taking over from Darren Marsh on the C-SAP Collections project. Coming from the ‘learning’ rather than ‘technology’ side of ‘learning technology’, I wanted to thank Peter Robinson from the TRITON project for his … Continue reading

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C-SAP collections survey: A very special preview

We are offering our readers a unique opportunity to get as sneak peek into the survey on online social sciences resources– we are halfway through so do help us to get past the 100 responses mark (and if helping out … Continue reading

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But what is it that you actually do (with online resources)?

Our collection of resources of potential relevance to the research methods project is growing alongside our brainstorming efforts to find/design a workable approach for the collection front-end. Among other things, we are also (im)patiently waiting for lovle.com, a platform which … Continue reading

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JISC OER II start-up meeting

At the recent JISC meeting on 22 September for OER II we had opportunity for representatives from the collections strand projects to get together and share ideas about the what, why, when etc of our project ideas. I think we … Continue reading

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Initial thoughts on the collections project

As we already mentioned, we are planning to use this blog space to trace our project progress and that will include documenting how our thinking evolves on the issues raised by the project call. At the moment, we are exploring … Continue reading

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Welcome to the blog and the Open Collections project

This blog will support the C-SAP (Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Sociology, Anthropology and Politics) project: Discovering Collections of Social Science Open Educational Resources. The project will run from September 2010 until September 2011 as part of the wider Open Educational Resources … Continue reading

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