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Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society

2013 Volume 9, Number 1

Editors

Luigi Colazzo

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. The Challenge of Open Education

    Eleonora Pantò, Digital Media & Contents Manager, CSP Innovation in ICT, Torino, Italy; Anna Comas-Quinn, Department of Languages, The Open University, UK, United Kingdom

    Digital culture and the remix culture it has generated have changed the way in which knowledge and learning are constructed. The last decade since the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)... More

    pp. 11-22

  2. The OERTEST Project: Creating Political Conditions for Effective Exchange of OER in Higher Education

    Luca Ferrari & Ivan Traina, Department of Education - University of Bologna (Italy), Italy

    This paper refers to the OERTest project and Open Educational Resources (OER) as support education materials that may be freely accessed, reused, modified and shared by anyone. In this paper we... More

    pp. 23-35

  3. From the development of online resources to their local appropriation: a case study

    Annick Rivens Mompean, Université Lille 3, France; Nicolas Guichon, Université Lyon 2, France

    Sharing resources questions the capacity of different institutions to collaborate in a meaningful way. Different steps in the sharing process are to be taken into account as we contend that... More

    pp. 37-46

  4. Open Educational Practices in a Lesser-Taught Language Community

    Ulrich Tiedau, University College London, United Kingdom

    This article investigates how Open Educational Resources (OER) and Practices (OEP) can support a ‘strategically important and vulnerable subject’ (SIVS) in the UK, in this case a less-widely taught... More

    pp. 47-57

  5. Use and Reuse of OER: professional conversations with language teachers

    Tita Beaven, The Open University, United Kingdom

    In the last ten years prestigious Open Education Resources projects have been set up, often with generous support from funders. Funders and institutions that support OER want evidence of their use ... More

    pp. 59-71

  6. The Community Café: creating and sharing open educational resources with community-based language teachers

    Kate Borthwick & Alison Dickens, University of Southampton, UK, United Kingdom

    The Community Café project ran from 2010 – 2011 and was a collaboration between Southampton City Council and two universities in the UK. The project’s aim was to create, publish online and share a ... More

    pp. 73-83

  7. Performing Languages: an example of integrating open practices in staff development for language teachers

    Inma Alvarez, Tita Beaven & Anna Comas-Quinn, Department of Languages, The Open University, UK, United Kingdom

    In 2009 the Department of Languages at The Open University, UK, developed LORO (http://loro.open.ac.uk), a repository of Open Educational Resources for language teaching and learning aimed at... More

    pp. 85-92

  8. Blended-learning for courses in Pharmaceutical Analysis. Part 2

    Sonja Visentin, Giuseppe Ermondi, Maura Vallaro, Gabriella Scalet & Giulia Caron, CASSMedChem Research Group, Italy

    Based on previous experience with the blended-learning for courses in Pharmaceutical Analysis we designed and implemented a new course institutionally organized in two semesters with the dual... More

    pp. 93-102