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Challenges in the Adoption and Use of OpenCourseWare: Experience of the United Nations University ARTICLE

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Open Learning Volume 24, Number 1, ISSN 0268-0513

Abstract

This paper provides insights on the adoption or use of OpenCourseWare (OCW) to support broader research, training and institutional capacity development goals, based on the experience of the United Nations University. Specifically, it explains the strategic context for the use of OCW in the university through its related efforts in the area of Virtual and Open Learning, and how OCW fits these requirements. Finally, the paper presents the current status, and discusses challenges and future directions of the OCW project at the United Nations University.

Citation

Barrett, B.F.D., Grover, V.I., Janowski, T., van Lavieren, H., Ojo, A. & Schmidt, P. (2009). Challenges in the Adoption and Use of OpenCourseWare: Experience of the United Nations University. Open Learning, 24(1), 31-38.

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