Data Report 2013-2015: Educators

This post follows the release of Data Report 2013-2015: Informal Learners and Data Report 2013-2015: Formal Learners To recap: In 2013 the Hewlett-funded OER Research Hub Project created a bank of survey questions to test eleven hypotheses related to the impact of OER use … Continue reading

Data Report 2013-2015: Formal Learners

This post follows the release last week of our data report focusing on informal learners’ use of OER. To recap: In 2013 the Hewlett-funded OER Research Hub Project created a bank of survey questions to test eleven hypotheses related to the impact of OER … Continue reading

OER in schools

Despite great initiatives like the DigiLit Leicester project on these shores and K12 OER Collaborative in the US, OER folks’ attention does not focus often enough on the K-12/school scene. TJ Bliss writes “If we want OER to become the … Continue reading

OER at #iNACOL14

Open Only in Palm Springs

The 9th (and to date largest) iNACOL Blended and Online Symposium has now concluded. Joining the nearly 3,000 attendees at the massive Palm Springs Convention Center, I made my way from Pueblo to Sierra via San Jacinto and Catalina, ice cream in one … Continue reading

octObER

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It feels slightly wrong to be reviewing the project’s activities during the last month when I’m sitting in sun-drenched Palm Springs, California, but hey, no rest for the wicked! October was scarily busy from the word go. Barbara Means and … Continue reading

OER research and rapid commissioning

Originally posted on Patrina Law:
There are several unique aspects to researching the behaviour and motivations of informal learners. Examining informal learning data can allow researchers to respond more quickly and at a greater scale, than to data gathered through…

Cleaning our way to a monster dataset

In February of 2013 the newly put together OERRH team completed the humongous task of creating a bank of survey questions which would be one of the main research instruments to collect data around the project’s eleven hypotheses. Bear one … Continue reading

Evening OERthlings, greetings from Mars!

I’m in Mars, Pennsylvania Route 228, population 1,699. Most notable Martian? A certain Gino Crognale, of renown in the make-up world for his artistry in The Walking Dead. FlipCon14, the 7th Annual Flipped Learning Conference, is about to start and … Continue reading

Creative Commons Licenses for Flipped Educators

Last September, when Kari Arfstrom visited Milton Keynes as an OERRHub fellow, we talked about creating an infographic for flipped educators that would explain in a simple and engaging manner how to use Creative Commons Licenses.  Last January, when Jon … Continue reading

Flipped Learning in the UK – Two Examples

A BLOG POST BY KARI ARFSTROM PhD, Executive Director of the Flipped Learning Network  As a Fellow of the OER Research Hub Project at the Open University in Milton Keynes, UK, I had the incredible opportunity to visit for two weeks … Continue reading