publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Other literature type . Book . Report . 2017

Teacher educators and OER in East Africa: Interrogating pedagogic change

Wolfenden, Freda; Auckloo, Pritee; Buckler, Alison; Cullen, Jane;
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  • Published: 26 Oct 2017
  • Publisher: African Minds, International Development Research Centre & Research on Open Educational Resources for Development
  • Country: South Africa
Abstract
This study examines the use of Open Educational Resources (OER) in six teacher education institutions in three contrasting East African settings – Mauritius, Tanzania and Uganda – all of which had previous engagement with OER initiatives. Drawing primarily on interviews with teacher educators, the study examines how and when teacher educators engage with OER, the factors that support and constrain sustained OER engagement, and the influence of such engagement on their teaching practice. It seeks to answer the following three research questions: What kinds of OER are teacher educators aware of and how do they access them? How and for what purpose are they using t...
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free text keywords: agency, East Africa, Global South, Mauritius, OER, OEP, Open Education, Open Educational Resources, pedagogy, ROER4D, Tanzania, teacher education, Uganda, 130103 Higher Education, Education
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publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Other literature type . Book . Report . 2017

Teacher educators and OER in East Africa: Interrogating pedagogic change

Wolfenden, Freda; Auckloo, Pritee; Buckler, Alison; Cullen, Jane;