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OER use in the Global South: A baseline survey of higher education instructors (Advance online publication)

Neto, José Dutra De Oliveira; Pete, Judith; Daryono Daryono; Cartmill, Tess;
Open Access English
  • Published: 11 Oct 2017
  • Publisher: African Minds, International Development Research Centre & Research on Open Educational Resources for Development
  • Country: South Africa
Abstract
The research presented here provides baseline data regarding the use of Open Educational Resources (OER) by higher education instructors in the Global South (South America, Sub-Saharan Africa, and South and Southeast Asia). It does so while attending to how such activity (or inactivity) is differentiated across continental regions and associated countries. The chapter addresses two questions: what proportion of instructors in the Global South have used OER, and which variables may account for different OER usage rates between respondents? This is done by examining which variables – such as gender, age, technological access and digital proficiency – seem to influ...
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free text keywords: baseline survey, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ghana, global south, higher education, India, Indonesia, infrastructure, Kenya, Malaysia, OER, OER use, Open Educational Resources, South Africa, Education, 130103 Higher Education, open educational resoures, survey, FOS: Educational sciences
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42 references, page 1 of 3

Allen, I. E. & Seaman, J. (2014). Growing the curriculum: Open Education Resources in U.S. higher education. Babson Park, MA: Babson Survey Research Group. Retrieved from http://www.onlinelearningsurvey.com/reports/growingthecurriculum.pdf

Amiel, T. (2013). Identifying barriers to the remix of translated open educational resources. International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 14(1), 126-144. Retrieved from http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/1351/2428 [OpenAIRE]

Band, J. & Gerafi, J. (2013). The fair use/fair dealing handbook. Washington, D.C.: American University Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property. Retrieved from http:// infojustice.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/band-and-gerafi-2013.pdf [OpenAIRE]

Burton, L. & Mazerolle, S. M. (2011). Survey instrument validity part II: Validation of a survey instrument examining athletic trainers' knowledge and practice beliefs regarding exertional heat stroke. Athletic Training Education Journal, 6(1), 36-45. Retrieved from http:// natajournals.org/doi/pdf/10.4085/1947-380X-6.1.27 [OpenAIRE]

Butcher, N. (2011). A basic guide to Open Educational Resources (OER). Vancouver: Commonwealth of Learning. Retrieved from http://unesdoc.unesco.org/ images/0021/002158/215804e.pdf

CERI/OECD (Centre for Educational Research and Innovation/Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development). (2007). Giving knowledge for free: The emergence of Open Educational Resources. Paris: Centre for Educational Research and Innovation & Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Retrieved from http://www.oecd. org/edu/ceri/38654317.pdf

CIA (Central Intelligence Agency). (2016). CIA world factbook. Langely, VA: Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved from https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/ rankorder/2004rank.html

Clements, K. I. & Pawlowski, J. M. (2012). User-oriented quality for OER: Understanding teachers' views on re-use, quality, and trust. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 28(1), 4-14. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2729.2011.00450.x/ abstract

COL (Commonwealth of Learning). (2016). Open Educational Resources in the Commonwealth 2016. Vancouver: Commonwealth of Learning. Retrieved from http://oasis.col.org/bitstream/ handle/11599/2441/2016_Phalachandra-Abeywardena_OER-in-Commonwealth-2016. pdf?sequence=4

Conole, G. (2012). Fostering social inclusion through open educational resources (OER). Distance Education, 33(2), 131-134. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/1 0.1080/01587919.2012.700563 [OpenAIRE]

Coughlan, T. & Perryman, L.-A. (2011). Something for everyone? The different approaches of academic disciplines to Open Educational Resources and the effect on widening participation. Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning, 15(2), 11-27. Retrieved from http://oro.open.ac.uk/31071/1/42-239-1-PB.pdf [OpenAIRE]

Cox, G. & Trotter, H. (2016). Institutional culture and OER policy: How structure, culture, and agency mediate OER policy potential in South African universities. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 17(5). Retrieved from http://www.irrodl.org/ index.php/irrodl/article/view/2523/3877

Creswell, J. W. (2012). Educational research: Planning, conducting, and evaluating quantitative and qualitative research. Boston, MA: Pearson.

Dhanarajan, G. & Porter, D. (Eds.). (2013). Open Educational Resources: An Asian perspective. Vancouver: Commonwealth of Learning. Retrieved from https://oerknowledgecloud.org/ sites/oerknowledgecloud.org/files/pub_PS_OER_Asia_web.pdf

ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence). (2011). Identifying essential ICT skills and building digital proficiency through appropriate certification. Brussels: European Computer Driving Licence. Retrieved from http://www.ecdl.org/media/White%20Paper%20-%20 Digital%20Literacy%20and%20ECDL%20Foundation%20Certifications.pdf

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Abstract
The research presented here provides baseline data regarding the use of Open Educational Resources (OER) by higher education instructors in the Global South (South America, Sub-Saharan Africa, and South and Southeast Asia). It does so while attending to how such activity (or inactivity) is differentiated across continental regions and associated countries. The chapter addresses two questions: what proportion of instructors in the Global South have used OER, and which variables may account for different OER usage rates between respondents? This is done by examining which variables – such as gender, age, technological access and digital proficiency – seem to influ...
Subjects
free text keywords: baseline survey, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ghana, global south, higher education, India, Indonesia, infrastructure, Kenya, Malaysia, OER, OER use, Open Educational Resources, South Africa, Education, 130103 Higher Education, open educational resoures, survey, FOS: Educational sciences
Related Organizations
ZENODO
Report . 2017
Provider: ZENODO
Zenodo
Other literature type . 2017
Provider: Datacite
Zenodo
Other literature type . 2017
Provider: Datacite
42 references, page 1 of 3

Allen, I. E. & Seaman, J. (2014). Growing the curriculum: Open Education Resources in U.S. higher education. Babson Park, MA: Babson Survey Research Group. Retrieved from http://www.onlinelearningsurvey.com/reports/growingthecurriculum.pdf

Amiel, T. (2013). Identifying barriers to the remix of translated open educational resources. International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 14(1), 126-144. Retrieved from http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/1351/2428 [OpenAIRE]

Band, J. & Gerafi, J. (2013). The fair use/fair dealing handbook. Washington, D.C.: American University Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property. Retrieved from http:// infojustice.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/band-and-gerafi-2013.pdf [OpenAIRE]

Burton, L. & Mazerolle, S. M. (2011). Survey instrument validity part II: Validation of a survey instrument examining athletic trainers' knowledge and practice beliefs regarding exertional heat stroke. Athletic Training Education Journal, 6(1), 36-45. Retrieved from http:// natajournals.org/doi/pdf/10.4085/1947-380X-6.1.27 [OpenAIRE]

Butcher, N. (2011). A basic guide to Open Educational Resources (OER). Vancouver: Commonwealth of Learning. Retrieved from http://unesdoc.unesco.org/ images/0021/002158/215804e.pdf

CERI/OECD (Centre for Educational Research and Innovation/Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development). (2007). Giving knowledge for free: The emergence of Open Educational Resources. Paris: Centre for Educational Research and Innovation & Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Retrieved from http://www.oecd. org/edu/ceri/38654317.pdf

CIA (Central Intelligence Agency). (2016). CIA world factbook. Langely, VA: Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved from https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/ rankorder/2004rank.html

Clements, K. I. & Pawlowski, J. M. (2012). User-oriented quality for OER: Understanding teachers' views on re-use, quality, and trust. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 28(1), 4-14. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2729.2011.00450.x/ abstract

COL (Commonwealth of Learning). (2016). Open Educational Resources in the Commonwealth 2016. Vancouver: Commonwealth of Learning. Retrieved from http://oasis.col.org/bitstream/ handle/11599/2441/2016_Phalachandra-Abeywardena_OER-in-Commonwealth-2016. pdf?sequence=4

Conole, G. (2012). Fostering social inclusion through open educational resources (OER). Distance Education, 33(2), 131-134. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/1 0.1080/01587919.2012.700563 [OpenAIRE]

Coughlan, T. & Perryman, L.-A. (2011). Something for everyone? The different approaches of academic disciplines to Open Educational Resources and the effect on widening participation. Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning, 15(2), 11-27. Retrieved from http://oro.open.ac.uk/31071/1/42-239-1-PB.pdf [OpenAIRE]

Cox, G. & Trotter, H. (2016). Institutional culture and OER policy: How structure, culture, and agency mediate OER policy potential in South African universities. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 17(5). Retrieved from http://www.irrodl.org/ index.php/irrodl/article/view/2523/3877

Creswell, J. W. (2012). Educational research: Planning, conducting, and evaluating quantitative and qualitative research. Boston, MA: Pearson.

Dhanarajan, G. & Porter, D. (Eds.). (2013). Open Educational Resources: An Asian perspective. Vancouver: Commonwealth of Learning. Retrieved from https://oerknowledgecloud.org/ sites/oerknowledgecloud.org/files/pub_PS_OER_Asia_web.pdf

ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence). (2011). Identifying essential ICT skills and building digital proficiency through appropriate certification. Brussels: European Computer Driving Licence. Retrieved from http://www.ecdl.org/media/White%20Paper%20-%20 Digital%20Literacy%20and%20ECDL%20Foundation%20Certifications.pdf

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