Published on June 30, 2022
Effective sharing and storing of open educational resources: Curation, continuity, and resource loss

Great ideas for courses are everywhere, but building and sharing courses are not that easy. Learning developers can often likewise share some practical tips for better design. In this session the authors will share how you can go about curating, building and sharing your great course ideas with a wider community to make the world a better place, and helping to empower yourself and/or students as you do this.

Knowing how and where to share OERs once they have been created is essential. In this webinar, some practical solutions will be shared on how to share an OER in a secure and open way while ensuring a long shelf life. Hence, the webinar will cover different ways of sharing OERs and how to pick an appropriate OER repository.

Isabel Tarling is a learning science scholar, researcher and author. She innovates in the field of education and plays with everyday processes, digital resources and thinking to create sustainable ways to solve the big problems that plague our schools and lecture halls. Her team at Limina Education Services creates, hosts and facilitates online learning in closed and open spaces. Isabel has been part of the OE4BW project since 2019 and shares her insights on open education, course design and course building and sharing with the OER community.  

Gino Fransman is the founder and project leader of the Open Education Influencers project, and an Academic Developer at Nelson Mandela University in South Africa. He is the current Africa Hub Coordinator for OE4BW, a mentor and previous project author in the Programme. His highly collaborative Open online course for student empowerment and advocacy is titled Becoming an Open Education Influencer (BOEI). He is a member of the OE4BW Advisory Board and the most recent winner of the 2021 Open Education Global Emerging Leader Award.

Jako Olivier is a professor in Multimodal Learning at the North-West University, South Africa and he leads the UNESCO Chair on Multimodal Learning and Open Educational Resources. He is also currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia. Since 2021 he has acted as a mentor within the Open Education for a Better World initiative. His interest in open education relates specifically open pedagogy, renewable assessment and OER localisation.



Jožef Stefan Institute
Centre for Knowledge Transfer in
Information Technologies (CT3)

Jamova 39, SI-1000 Ljubljana

email: anja.polajnar@ijs.si


UNESCO Chair on Open Technologies for Open Educational Resources and Open Education