Asia e University joins the OERu network as first Malaysian partner
Posted 19 April 2019 by OER Foundation
The OER Foundation is delighted to announce its first partner institute from Malaysia, Asia e University. AeU is a unique collaborative multinational university, leading Open and Distance Learning (ODL) in Malaysia, and is one of the top ODL institutions in Asia. AeU has made it their mission "to remove barriers that can limit access to Higher Education and make it more accessible, affordable and beneficial for learners." (https://aeu.edu.my/who/).
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Penn State joins the OERu international innovation network
Posted 30 November 2018 by W Mackintosh
The OER Foundation is proud to welcome Penn State University to the OERu international innovation network. As Pennsylvania’s only land-grant university, Penn State has a broad mission of teaching, research, and public service. The OERu network offers Penn State another avenue to take its extension mission to a global audience.
In support of President Barron’s access and affordability imperative, the Penn State OER Task Force was established to explore OER adoption and creation at the University. One of the Task Force’s key recommendations was to join the OERu network to maximise programs for faculty development and OER sharing.
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Otago Polytechnic boosts staff capacity for OERu micro-credentials
Posted 30 August 2018 by OER Foundation
With support from Otago Polytechnic, the OERu has increased its learning design and development capacity to extend its range of online micro-credentials.
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Chang School at Ryerson University becomes OERu’s first university partner from Ontario, Canada
Posted 8 November 2017 by OER Foundation
The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University has joined OERu becoming the first teaching institution from Ontario, Canada to join the international network of partner institutes collaborating to provide more affordable education using open educational resources (OER).
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Saylor Academy joins forces with OERu
Posted 31 October 2017 by OERu Foundation
Saylor Academy recently announced their decision to join the OERu international partnership.
Swinburne University of Technology joins OERu
Posted 22 September 2016 by OER Foundation
Committed to Open Education
Established as a technical institute in 1908 before becoming an accredited university in 1992, Swinburne University of Technology has a long history of excellence in innovative education in Australia. By delivering high-quality, engaged instruction focused on science, technology, and innovation, the Swinburne team has become one of the world’s top 400 universities – and in the top 100 for their work in physics.
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Investing in the Future of Open Educational Resources
Posted 19 July 2016
With support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, OERu is opening access to a credible, high-quality and affordable education for learners around the world
A key indicator of the strength and vision of OERu (Open Education Resource universitas) is the continued support received from forward-thinking patrons and organisations such as the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Through this generous funding, OERu is gaining global recognition as a channel in which tertiary education can be accessible to learners around the world.
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Learning in a Digital Age
Posted 14 July 2016 by OER Foundation
A study in OERu course creation
In the current technology-enhanced world, there’s an assumption that most everyone is comfortable with, and capable of online learning. While the ubiquity of digital communication, automated assistance, and constant connectivity supports this assumption, the reality is that many people around the world, from all walks of life, don’t have the skills required to effectively use digital resources and technologies for an academic purpose.
OERu launches input evaluation survey to inform design decisions for future success
Posted 10 August 2015 by OER Foundation
Today, the OERu network launched a comprehensive input evaluation survey to inform design decisions for implementing our global open education initiative aimed at widening access to more affordable education.
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OERu community source model receives major boost
Posted 22 June 2015 by OER Foundation
To boost capacity for the OERu's community source model, the OER Foundation today announced the appointment of Dave Lane as its new Open Source Technologist. Mr Lane is currently the President of the New Zealand Open Source Society and brings 21 years of open source development and leadership experience to the OERu network.
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