publication . Article . 2016

Identifying Socio-Cultural Factors That Impact the Use of Open Educational Resources in Local Public Administrations

Pawlowski, Jan M.; Ras, Eric; Stoffregen, Julia; Šćepanović, Snežana; Zugic, Dragica;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2016 Journal: International Journal of Management (issn: 2232-5107, eissn: 2232-5697, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: International School for Social and Business Studies
  • Country: Slovenia
Abstract
The goal of this paper is to define relevant barriers to the exchange of Open Educational Resources in local public administrations. Building upon a cultural model, eleven experts were interviewed and asked to evaluate several factors, such as openness in discourse, learning at the workplace, and superior support, among others. The result is a set of socio-cultural factors that shape the use of Open Educational Resources in public administrations. Significant factors are, in this respect, the independent choice of learning resources, the spirit of the platform, the range of available formats and access to technologies. Practitioners use these factors to elaborat...
Subjects
free text keywords: open educational resources, public administration, mixed-method, expert validation, socio-cultural context, cultural in open e-learning, Education, L, Business, HF5001-6182
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publication . Article . 2016

Identifying Socio-Cultural Factors That Impact the Use of Open Educational Resources in Local Public Administrations

Pawlowski, Jan M.; Ras, Eric; Stoffregen, Julia; Šćepanović, Snežana; Zugic, Dragica;