The Caledonian Academy (CA) won a grant from the European Commission to lead a study investigating work and learning practices evolving through the use of open educational resources (OERs).
The project, OER4Adults, provided a knowledge base on opening up education and learning across Europe, building on current CA research on the social aspects of open educational and open knowledge practices in the public and private sectors.
Practices around OER are situated in the wider educational context of adult education and lifelong learning. These practices can be focused around an individual (for example, a learner or teacher releasing or reusing a digital educational resource) or social (such as groups or collectives of academics releasing or reusing resources).
The CA team assembled a group of experts from around the world to inform and advance the project. The project ran from September 2012 to September 2013.
Contact Allison Littlejohn or Isobel Falconer for more information.