for a range of learning styles •Decrease the pressure on staff to “create” all the learning materials •Discourage staff from using unauthorised materials •Someone else may have already done the hard work! •http://www.slideshare.net/loumcgill/good-intentions-improving-the-evidence-base-in-support-of-sharing-learning-materials?type=presentation •http://www.slideshare.net/opencontent/opened10-concrete-pedagogical-beneﬁts-of-open-educational-resources •Free up some of that time you don’t have!
philosophy of sharing. To make a difference in education, we have to ensure that all students have access to information that is relevant to them. Neeru Khosla https://creativecommons.net/superheroes/neeru-khosla/
the University as it has helped us think deeply and collectively about how we would wish to offer students Open Educational Resources. Our discussions at Academic Board on the topic were thoughtful and fruitful and, despite there being some initial uncertainties among members of the Board about making personally-prepared materials available on an open basis, we agreed that this is the way forward for universities in the 21st Century.” ! Professor Sally Brown - Pro-Vice Chancellor for Assessment, Learning & Teaching