A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF EDUCATORS’ VIEWS ON ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Julija Melnikova, Jeļena Zaščerinska, Andreas Ahrens, Ramar Hariharan, Otilia Clipa, Daria Sowinska-Milewska, Natalia Andreeva

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The aim of the contribution is to analyze advantages and disadvantages of open educational resources (OER) in higher education underpinning elaboration of a new research question. Comparative study was applied. The study was carried out in February 2016. Data was collected via semi-structured interviews. The sample included seven educators from different countries. The data were processed via structuring and summarizing content analysis. The respondents’ views are homogeneous. A new research question is formulated. Directions of further research are proposed.

Keywords


advantages; comparative study; disadvantages; educators’ view; higher educatio; open educational resources

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17770/sie2017vol1.2362

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