Research and Reports

16 Global South

Last update: Oct 18/19


Hodgkinson-Williams, C.A. (2014). Degrees of ease: Adoption of OER, open textbooks and MOOCs in the Global South. Regional Symposium on Open Educational Resources (2nd : 2014 : Wawasan Open University, Malaysia). University of Cape Town.

Diversity, equity, inclusion

Lambert, S.R. (2019). Do MOOCs contribute to student equity and social inclusion? A systematic review 2014-18. Computers & Education, 145.


Hoosen, S., & Butcher, N. (2019). Understanding the impact of OER: Achievements and challenges. Moscow, Russia: UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education.

Open educational practices (OEP)/pedagogy

Hegarty, B. (2015). Attributes of open pedagogy: A model for using open educational resources. ResearchGate.

Murphy, A. (2013). Open educational practices in higher education: Institutional adoption and challenges. Distance Education, 34(2), 201–217.

Open educational resources (OER)

OER research in Africa

Bozkurt, A., Koseoglu, S.,& Singh, L. (2019). An analysis of peer reviewed publications on openness in education in half a century: Trends and patterns in the open hemisphere. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 35(4).


OER Policies in Africa


Lambert, S. (2019). The Siyavula case: Digital, collaborative text-book authoring to address educational disadvantage and resource shortage in South African schools. International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 11(3), 279-290. doi: 10.26822/iejee.2019349252

Social justice

Hodgkinson-Williams, C.A., Trotter, H. (2018). A social justice framework for understanding open educational resources and practices in the Global South. Journal of Learning for Development, 5(3).


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