OERu 19-10 Group 4, Session 4: Recommended 15% Solutions to Wicked Question

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Wicked question

How is it that OERu has been regarded as strategic network to provide cost effective equal access to quality education, and yet many universities are reluctant to embrace open education resources?

Recommended 15% solutions for feedback session

  1. Institutionally - develop an OER policy and a strategy
  2. Workload, rewards and recognition of Teaching and Learning,
  3. providing professional development on how to create and repurpose OERs, transform instutional culture
  4. Create a structure within the institution to look after OER initiatives

2.1 National - Encourage the government to develop a policy and fund OER initiatives
2.2 Liaise with different government department for the development of infrastructure - Ministry of Communication and Information Technology and the Ministry of Education