Category Archives: JISC

Research into OERs and librarians – we need your help

As a librarian and/or someone with an interest in open educational resources, I am inviting you to participate in our research, which is investigating how people think about and use different types of online resources. This research is being carried … Continue reading

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Project Co-Pilot gets funding

The University of Birmingham and London School of Economics and Political Science will be working with the Information Literacy Section of UNESCO on a short project funded by JISC and the Higher Education Academy under phase three of their open … Continue reading

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Evaluating open educational resources: draft criteria now available

While we are working hard to convert resources to open educational resources at Birmingham and LSE, others in the DELILA team have also developed some draft criteria to evaluate OERs. This forms part of Work Package 8. We decided to … Continue reading

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OER IPR Support Starter Pack

I noticed this mentioned on Twitter yesterday and it immediately looked useful. The OER IPR Support web site (see links on the right hand menu) covers key aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) issues that are likely to affect OER … Continue reading

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Learning from OER Phase 1

I finally got around to reading the JISC OER Synthesis and Evaluation Project Final Report today.  Authored by Lou McGill, Helen Beetham, Isobel Falconer and Allison Littlejohn of the Caledonian Academy, it’s very thorough and covers everything that we could … Continue reading

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DELILA kicks off!

Project DELILA has started for real now as I attended the JISC Programme meeting for the OER Programme Phase 2 last week. We are part of the OMAC strand which is joint with the Higher Education Academy and 11 projects … Continue reading

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