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An early stage impact study of localised OER in Afghanistan

Oates, Lauryn; Goger, Letha Kay; Hashimi, Jamshid; Mubaraka Farahmand;
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  • Published: 06 Dec 2017
  • Publisher: University of Cape Town
  • Country: South Africa
Abstract
This study evaluates a group of Afghan teachers’ use of Open Educational Resources (OER) from the Darakht-e Danesh Library (DDL) – a digital library comprised of educational materials in English, Dari and Pashto – investigating whether these resources enabled improvements in teaching practice and led to improved subject knowledge. Conducted with secondary-school teachers in Parwan, Afghanistan, who accessed the DDL over a four-week period in 2016, the study asked the following research questions: To what extent did teachers in this study access and use OER in the DDL? Did access and use of OER in the DDL enhance teachers’ subjectarea content knowledge? Did acces...
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free text keywords: Education, 130103 Higher Education, FOS: Educational sciences, Afghanistan, Darakht-e Danesh Library, Global South, language, localisation, OER, Open Education, Open Educational Resources, ROER4D, secondary school, teacher education, localization
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