Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

When they use open educational resources (OER), many educators "report simply replacing an existing commercial resource with no significant changes to pedagogical approach or practice," according to this article. But the use of OER creates wider affordances, sometimes described under the heading of 'open pedagogy'. Consequently, this article "investigates how faculty members in BC describe the ways in which openness is impacting their teaching and learning practices." The study itself is terribly limited (n=11) but the discussion provides a starter-kit of topics to explore in this area.

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