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UNESCO OER Platform. Abel Caine, Maria Liouliou, Igor Nuk ICT in Education, Science and Culture Section Information Society Division Communication and Information (CI) Sector. What are Open Educational Resources (OERs) ?. UNESCO defines Open Educational Resources (OERs) as:

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Unesco oer platform

UNESCO OER Platform

Abel Caine, Maria Liouliou, Igor Nuk

ICT in Education, Science and Culture Section

Information Society Division

Communication and Information (CI) Sector


What are open educational resources oers

What are Open Educational Resources (OERs)?

UNESCO defines Open Educational Resources (OERs) as:

  • eLearning resources and tools

  • in open document format

  • and released under an intellectual property licence allowing free use and re-use


What is the unesco oer platform

What is the UNESCO OER Platform?

The UNESCO OER Platform seeks to:

  • radically “enhance” UNESCO’s Clearing House function by

  • offering “certain” UNESCO publications as OER products and

  • allowing “stakeholders” to freely copy, adapt, and share their resources.


Who are the unesco stakeholders

Who are the UNESCO Stakeholders?

  • Policy-makers at Ministry or institutional-level looking for model policies, guides, or best-practices;

  • Teachers looking for courses, syllabi, and teaching materials and

  • Learners also looking for additional courses to study


Functionalities of the oer platform

Functionalities of the OER Platform

  • Find and compare: stakeholders can use the UNESCO base product to find and compare content

  • Translations: significantly higher than the 6 languages from UNESCO

  • Localization: incorporating the more relevant and superior quality and quantity of the national or regional literature base on the subject area;

  • Customization: the creation of customized versions, e.g. Guide on Internet Access for Disabled Journalists based on the original UNESCO “The Net for Journalists”


What is an ideal unesco oer product

What is an ideal UNESCO OER Product?

  • CI Sector will OERize the “UNESCO Model Curricula for Journalism Education”

  • The Curricula is a generic model that can be adapted according to each country’s specific needs.

  • Composed of detail on: level of course, course description, mode, pedagogical approach, number of hours per week, required and recommended texts, weekly class agenda, grading and assessment protocols

  • Successfully adapted by 40+ university journalism schools worldwide with many more in progress

  • The OER Platform allows a new journalism school to:

    • easily find courses,

    • compare how other schools have adapted them and

    • freely copy and adapt the most suitable courses


Who will pilot the project

Who will pilot the project?

Piloted by:

  • Polytechnic of Namibia School of Communication

  • University of Namibia Department of Media Studies

    (Coordinated by UNESCO Windhoek)

    Development will commence very shortly

    Launch by November, 2010

    We would like at least 1 OER Product from each Sector:

  • SC1: Marovo Lagoon Encyclopedia

  • SC2: Microscience Experiments

  • SHS: Bioethics Curriculum

  • WHC: Forum Univeristy Programme

  • ED: LIFE


Walk through

WALK-THROUGH

OER Platform Team

Abel Caine

Igor Nuk

Hara Padhy

Maria Liouliou

Jaco Du Toit


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