Creating Open Educational Resources OpenCourseWare: The Open University's Free Undergraduate Class on Open Education

Published Feb 14, 2009

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A free course offered by the Open University, 'Creating Open Education Resources' teaches students how to create free courses such as those offered by the Open University. This undergraduate-level OpenCourseWare is appropriate for students studying Education and Teaching, as well as anyone wishing to develop self-study Open Education courses.

Creating Open Educational Resources: Course Specifics

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Creating Open Educational Resources: Course Description

The Open University's OpenCourseWare, 'Creating Open Educational Resources' helps student learn to develop a free online self-study course First, students study research on online learning methods evaluate some examples of self-study Open Educational Resources (OER). Then, using various resources, students will plan, design and write their own Open Learning course. Students will also learn how to evaluate their own course and other Open Learning courses. This free undergraduate-level class on Open Education takes about 15 hours to complete.

This OpenCourseWare includes online unit notes, a list of related resources, learning journals and discussion forums. To learn more, visit the open educational resources course page.

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