Toward Increased Discoverability of Open Educational Resources and Open Courseware
| ||International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)|| |
|© - August Issue 2013 by IJCTT Journal|
|Volume-4 Issue-8 |
|Year of Publication : 2013|
|Authors :Monica Vladoiu|
Monica Vladoiu "Toward Increased Discoverability of Open Educational Resources and Open Courseware"International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT),V4(8):2912-2916 August Issue 2013 .ISSN 2231-2803.www.ijcttjournal.org. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.
Abstract:- The success of Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Open Courseware (OCW) initiatives worldwide, which has resulted in a huge number of online instructional resources and repositories available freely, comes with a constant challenge, i. e. locating and retrieving the educational resources that are the most relevant for a specific user’s need, in a particular context, and that have the best quality. In this paper we provide an overview of opportunities for discovering OCW and OERs, which includes the most comprehensive repositories, the OCW/OER compilations of instructional repositories and indicative educational websites, and the most powerful custom search engines for OCW and OER.
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Keywords open courseware; open educational resources; repositories; consortia; custom search