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Open Praxis

Jul 30, 2015 Volume 7, Number 3

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. A Case Study of Scholars’ Open and Sharing Practices

    George Veletsianos, Royal Roads University

    Although the open scholarship movement has successfully captured the attention and interest of higher education stakeholders, researchers currently lack an understanding of the degree to which open... More

    pp. 199-209

  2. Temoa: An Open Educational Resources Portal to seek, investigate and inquire

    Marcela Gmez Zermeo & Lorena Alemn de la Garza, Tecnolgico de Monterrey

    Temoa is a distributor of knowledge that provides a multilingual public catalog of collections of Open Educational Resources (OER). Temoa seeks to support the educational community to find the... More

    pp. 211-226

  3. Effective web videoconferencing for proctoring online oral exams: a case study at scale in Brazil

    Alexandra Okada & Peter Scott, The Open University UK; Murilo Mendona, UNISUL

    The challenging of assessing formal and informal online learning at scale includes various issues. Many universities who are now promoting “Massive Online Open Courses” (MOOC), for instance, focus ... More

    pp. 227-242

  4. Critical Discourse Analysis of Moderated Discussion Board of Virtual University of Pakistan

    Ayesha Perveen, Virtual University of Pakistan

    The paper critically evaluated the discursive practices on the Moderated Discussion Board (MDB) of Virtual University of Pakistan (VUP). The paramount objective of the study was to conduct a... More

    pp. 243-262

  5. An OER Online Course Remixing Experience

    Brenda Mallinson, South Africa Institute for Distance Education; Greig Krull, South African Institute for Distance Education

    This paper describes the authors’ experience of remixing two existing OER courses to provide an OER course for a particular purpose and context. The developing country target environment is stated ... More

    pp. 263-271

  6. Open Government Partnership as a Platform for Advancing Open Education Policy

    Jan Gondol, Office of the Plenipotentiary of the Governmentfor the Development of the Civil Society; Nicole Allen, The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)

    An exciting new avenue for establishing and expanding national commitments to open education has emerged through the Open Government Partnership (OGP), a multilateral initiative that aims to secure... More

    pp. 273-280