This paper provides insight into how to improve the diffusion of OER through (formal) institutional networks. It does so by examining two cases: (1) MORIL – the Multilingual Open Resources for Independent Learning task force, a Network of Practice that acted as a space for sharing and developing institutional OER strategies, and (2) TESSA – The Teacher Education in Sub Saharan Africa programme, an R&D initiative for OER and course design guidance for teachers and teacher-educators working in Sub-Saharan African countries. The paper reflects on institutional development practices regarding the dimensions and models of collaboration and innovation within communities and networks of practice. A frame of reference is used, which aids the analysis of the OER diffusion and adoption processes in each case.
Giorgio BertiniResearch on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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