January 2010
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Weekly Update

Our institutional repository is almost up and running and we will commence depositing resources shortly. The paper and accompanying presentation we are preparing for OER10 is coming along well. The decision to streamline the copyright clearance process has enabled us to produce OER ready material at a greater pace. We have found that by focusing […]

This blog was primarily written by our new recruit and educational technologist – James Peard.  But we are having trouble getting him ‘author’ rights so I’m posting it (Tom). As we are all feeling the target to deliver 360 credits looming ever closer, we have decided to modify our approach just a little.   We aim to hit our target by mid February.  […]

Four months to go

Last week we had our first team meeting of the year, and reviewed where we are now and where we’re going next. We were sorry to learn of the death of one of the tutors contributing to OER over the Christmas period; another tutor has been in hospital but is now on the road to […]

New year goodies

On 13/1/2010 we held our 4th OER Steering Group Meeting. The report that was submitted to that meeting and the minutes for the 3rd meeting that took place the previous November are available from : .   Essential reading for anyone interested in the progress of our project. As noted in earlier blogs, last November, […]

Exeter at ascilite 2009

Ascilite conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 5th-9th December 2009 Some personal reflections by Tom Browne Introduction The motivation to attend the ascilite conference, and our means of funding, was that the University of Exeter is currently engaged in a JISC-funded project to explore the potential of an institutional repository for open educational resources (OER). Further details […]