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Welcome to the JISC/HE Academy OER Programme Synthesis and Evaluation Project Wiki This project provided objective, ongoing evaluation and synthesis of the HEFCE funded pilot programme which was run in collaboration between the Higher Education Academy and JISC through three linked activities: A framework tool provided a strong foundation and common language for collating data from projects.
Students, academics and higher education institutions are to benefit from the combined experience and knowledge of educators throughout the country. An innovative project announced today will significantly increase access to educational resources across the higher education sector. The Higher Education Funding Council for England ( HEFCE 1 ) has announced an initial £5.7 million of funding for pilot projects that will open up existing high-quality education resources from higher education institutions to the world. The Higher Education Academy 2 and JISC will work in partnership to deliver the 12-month pilot projects.
ukoer pilot phase
February 19, 2010 Last week, seven OER projects from the institution strand of UKOER pilot programme gathered together at Nottingham University to share the outcomes of the projects and common issues they are trying to address which I found very useful and stimulating. The meeting started with OER showcases in which each project presented two resources they have made available through their project. Some of the examples are available on the project websites and JorumOpen . Here is the list of the projects and the features of the resources that were presented:
A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post summarising a discussion that had take place at RPAG prompted by Andy Powells suggestion that …the issues around learning object repositories, certainly the softer issues like what motivates people to deposit, are so totally different from those around research repositories that it makes no sense to consider them in the same space anyway the issues around learning object repositories, certainly the softer issues like what motivates people to deposit, are so totally different from those around research repositories that it makes no sense to consider them in the same space anyway. This sparked considerable discussion on the RPAG mailing list the highlights of which are summarised here. Steve Hitchcock was first up with the suggestion that we should focus on the œI of Institutional Repositories and asked