Building open bridges: collaborative remixing and reuse of open educational resources across organisations

Coughlan, Tim and Pitt, Rebecca and McAndrew, Patrick (2013) Building open bridges: collaborative remixing and reuse of open educational resources across organisations. In: CHI 2013, Changing Perspectives: ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2013, 27 Apr - 02 May 2013, Paris, France. (In Press)

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Abstract

In this paper we analyse the remixing and reuse of online learning materials offered as Open Educational Resources (OER). We explore the practices that developed as a set of course materials were released as OER from the UK, remixed for a US context by a cross-organisational, cross- cultural team, and then reused in a broad range of educational settings. We analyse the approaches taken during these remixing and reuse activities as novel forms of creative collaboration. As a basis for comparison, we explore similarities and differences with other Open practices. We identify how openness provoked novel inter- organisational collaboration and forms of ownership; define forms of open practice that need support, and present issues that should be considered in devising and supporting open projects in education and beyond.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham UK Campus > Faculty of Science > School of Computer Science
Depositing User: Coughlan, Dr Tim
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2013 16:46
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2016 19:00
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/1950

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