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Adoption

Chiappe, A., & Arias, V. (2015). Understanding reusability as a key factor for open education: A review. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 16(1), 40–56. https://doi.org/10.19173/irrodl.v16i1.2042

Guo, Y., Zhang, M., Bonk, C. J., & Li. Y. (2015). Chinese faculty members’ open educational resources (OER) usage status and the barriers to OER development and usage. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET), 10(5), 59-65. https://online-journals.org/index.php/i-jet/article/view/4819

Mtebe, J.S., & Raisamo, R. (2014). Challenges and instructors’ intention to adopt and use open educational resources in higher education in Tanzania. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 15(1). https://doi.org/10.19173/irrodl.v15i1.1687

Nascimbeni, F.,& Burgos, D. (2016). In search for the open educator: Proposal of a definition and framework to increase openness adoption among university educators. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 17(6). https://doi.org/10.19173/irrodl.v17i6.2736

Onalfo, D. (2016). Alternate academy: Investigating the use of open educational resources by students at the University of Lagos in Nigeria. Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository, 4086. https://ir.lib.uwo.ca/etd/4086

Rodés, V., Podetti, M., Hernández, Y., & Collazos, C. (2014). Strategies for the adoption of open textbooks: The Latin American open textbooks initiative. European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 17(2), 76–85. https://doi.org/10.2478/eurodl-2014-0020

Collaboration

de Langen, F.H.T.  (2018). Sustainability of open education through collaboration. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 19(5). http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/3548/4799

Creative Commons licences

Hagedorn, G., mietchen, D., Morris, R.A., Agosti, D., Penev, L., Berendsohn, W.G.,& Hobern, D. (2011). Creative Commons licenses and the non-commercial condition: Implications for the reuse of biodiversity information. ZooKeys, 150, 127-149. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.150.2189

Diversity, equity, inclusion

Ossiannilsson, E. (2019). OER and OEP for access, equity, equality, quality, inclusiveness, and empowering lifelong learning. International Journal of Open Educational Resources, Vol. 1 (2). https://www.ijoer.org/oer-and-oep-for-access-equity-equality-quality-inclusiveness-and-empowering-lifelong-learning

Efficacy and student outcomes

Conole, G., & Brown, M. (2018). Reflecting on the impact of the open education movement. Journal Of Learning For Development – JL4D, 5(3). https://jl4d.org/index.php/ejl4d/article/view/314/346

Funding

Müller, F. J. (2019, May 23). Opportunities and challenges of state-financed open educational resources: The Norwegian model – a way to more inclusion? SocArXiv. https://doi.org/10.31235/osf.io/7325g

General

Hoosen, S., & Butcher, N. (2019). Understanding the impact of OER: Achievements and challenges. Moscow, Russia: UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education. https://iite.unesco.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Understanding_the_impact_of_OER_2019_final.pdf

Jeong, H. (2019). Rethinking open universities. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 20(4). https://doi.org/10.19173/irrodl.v20i4.4163

Moore, S. (2019). Revisiting ‘the 1990s debutante’: scholar-led publishing and the pre-history of the open access movement (postprint). Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/41h8-j423

Instructional designers (ID)

Merkel, E., & Cohen, A. (2015). OER usage by instructional designers and training managers in corporations. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 11, 237–256. https://doi.org/10.28945/2307

Open educational practices (OEP)/pedagogy

Atenas, J., & Havemann, L. (Eds.). (2015). Open data as Open educationalrResources: Case studies of emerging practice. London: Open Knowledge, Open Education Working Group. http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1590031.

Cardoso, P., Morgado, L., Teixeira, A. (2019). Open practices in public higher education in Portugal: faculty perspectives. Open Praxis, 11(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.5944/openpraxis.11.1.823

Ehlers, U-D.,& Conole, G.C. (2010). Open educational practices: Unleashing the power of OER. ResearchGate. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/260423350_Open_Educational_Practices_Unleashing_the_power_of_OER

Farrow, R. (2015). Open education and critical pedagogy. Learning, Media and Technology, 42(2), 130-146. https://doi.org/10.1080/17439884.2016.1113991

Open educational resources (OER)

Atieno Adala, A. (2016). Current State of Advancement of Open Educational Resources in Kenya. Moscow: UNESCO. https://iite.unesco.org/pics/publications/en/files/3214744.pdf

Ivins, T. (2009). Localization of Open Educational Resources (OER) in Nepal: Strategies of Himalayan Knowledge-Workers. Dissertation. http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/1877/etd4349

Nikoi, S., & Armellini, A. (2012). The OER mix in higher education: Purpose, process, product, and policy. Distance Education, 33(2), 165–184. https://doi.org/10.1080/01587919.2012.697439

Scanlon, E. (2012). Open educational resources in support of science learning: Tools for inquiry and observation. Distance Education, 33(2), 221–236. https://doi.org/10.1080/01587919.2012.692053

Weller, M., Jordan, K., DeVries, I., Rolfe, V. (2018). Mapping the open education landscape: Citation network analysis of historical open and distance education research. Open Praxis, 10(2). http://dx.doi.org/10.5944/openpraxis.10.2.822

Open monographs

Adema, J. (2019). Towards a roadmap for open access monographs. Knowledge Exchange 2019. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.2644997

Perception/attitude/awareness

Harold, S., Rolfe, V. (2019). “I find the whole enterprise daunting” Staff understanding of open education initiatives with a UK university. Open Praxis, 11(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.5944/openpraxis.11.1.918

Nkwenti, M.N., & Abeywardena, I.S. (2019). OER mainstreaming in Cameroon: Perceptions and barriers. Open Praxis, 11(3). http://dx.doi.org/10.5944/openpraxis.11.3.981

Ozdemir, O., & Bonk, C. J. (2017). Turkish teachers’ awareness and perceptions of open educational resources. Journal of Learning for Development, 4(3), 309-321. http://jl4d.org/index.php/ejl4d/article/view/224/273

Rolfe, V. (2012). Open educational resources: staff attitudes and awareness. Research in Learning Technology, 20. doi: 10.3402/rlt.v20i0/14395

Policy

Atenas, J., Havemann, L., Nascimbeni, F., Villar-Onrubia, D., & Orlic, D. (2019). Fostering openness in education: Considerations for sustainable policy-making. Open Praxis, 11(2), 167-183. http://dx.doi.org/10.5944/openpraxis.11.2.947

Inamorato dos Santos, A. (2017). Going open: Policy recommendations on open education in Europe. JRC Science for Policy Report, European Commission.

Mulder, F. (2013). The logic of national policies and strategies for open educational resources. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 14(2), 96–105. https://doi.org/10.19173/irrodl.v14i2.1536

Wiens, K., & Tarkowski, A. (eds). (2016). Global open policy report. Open Policy Network. Mountain View, CA: Creative Commons.

Foundations for OER strategy development. (2015, November 18). Version 1.0 (Word.)

Publishers/publishing

Arimoto, M. M., Barroca, L., & Barbosa, E. F. (2016). Am-OER: An agile method for the development of open educational resources. Informatics in Education, 15(2), 205–233, doi: 10.15388/infedu.2016.11

Ross-Hellauer, T., Fecher, B., Shearer, K., & Rodrigues, E. (2019). Pubfair: A Distributed Framework for Open Publishing Services, version 2. Confederation of Open Access Repositories. https://www.coar-repositories.org/files/Pubfair-version-2-November-27-2019-2.pdf

Quality

Mathes, J. (2019). Global Quality in Online, Open, Flexible and Technology Enhanced Education. Oslo, Norway: International Council for Open and Distance Education. https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5b99664675f9eea7a3ecee82/t/5d2476fbe6f76d00010499a3/156267084603/ICDE+Global+Quality+in+Online+Open+Flexible+and+Technology+Enhanced+Final+REPORT+2018-min.pdf

Remixing OER

Coughlan, T., Pitt, R., & McAndrew P. (2013). Building pen bridges: Collaborative remixing and reuse of open educational resources across organisations. CHI ’13: Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems991–1000. https://doi.org/10.1145/2470654.2466127

Scholarship

 

Sustainability

UNESCO: Data for the sustainable development goals, education and literacy

Tenure

Alperin, J.P., Nieves, C.M., Schimanski, L.A., Fischman, G.E., Niles, M.T. & McKiernan, A. (2019). Meta-research: How significant are the public dimensions of faculty work in review, promotion and tenure documents? eLife, 8(e42254). https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.42254.001

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