On 02/03/2011 13:40, Clare Gash wrote:
****with apologies for cross posting*****
As part of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)/JISC OER programme, the HEA
is offering a £10,000 grant (including VAT, travel and subsistence) for an
insightful analysis of the literature which focuses on learners’ use of
online resources to aid their learning.
Purpose of the study:
To provide a greater understanding of the ways in which learners, whether
or not in formal education, use online resources to aid their learning
experiences and the factors which influence the selection of resources.
The resultant synthesis will provide the basis for additional work being
commissioned by the HEA and JISC to examine the potential contribution
open educational resources can make to the student learning experience.
It is anticipated that collectively this work will enable practitioners,
policy makers and researchers to adopt more effective evidence-informed or
research-informed approaches to their decision-making, research and
practice on matters relating to the use of open educational resources in
learning and teaching.
We wish to commission this study to support our ongoing work around open
educational resources. This primarily relates to the OER pilot phase
completed in April 2010, and the OER phase 2 programme which began in
Particular activities the HEA and JISC are currently involved in of
relevance to this piece of work are detailed at
The deadline for proposals is 12 noon UK time on Monday, 4 April 2011.
More information on this opportunity is available for download here:
Tel: +44 (0)1904 717500 ex
Fax: +44 (0)1904 717505
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The Higher Education Academy
York Science Park
The Higher Education Academy Annual Conference, 5-6 July 2011, East
Midlands Conference Centre
Bookings now open, visit
http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/eventsandnetworking/annualconference for more
information and to book your place.
Programme Manager - eLearning Team - JISC
po: 3rd Floor, Beacon House, Bristol, BS8 1Q
mo: 07917 599296
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