The term Open Educational Resources (OER) was coined in 2002 in discussions at the Forum on the Impact of Open Courseware UNESCO. It describes "the provision of educational resources on open license, enabled by information technologies and communication, for consultation, use and adaptation by a community of users with non-commercial purposes".
In June 2012, Community OER and UNESCO celebrated 10 years in the area of Open World Congress ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Author||José Vladimir Burgos Aguilar; María del Carmen Cabrera; Elizabeth Cadme; et al|
|Subject||Spanish & Portuguese literatures Education Applied linguistics Comparative and international education Economics and education e-Learning Learning facilitation Literacy Vocational and professional learning Internet research Internet and everyday life Shaping the Internet Internet and science and learning Library & information science|
|Subject||e-Learning Learning facilitation Literacy Teaching and teacher education|
The purpose of this thesis was to explore and describe how bilingual programmes are organized and implemented within the unique linguistic and socio-economic case of Qatar. Specifically the thesis explored bilingual programs offered by two types of primary schools in Qatar: international schools and independent schools. Qatar launched a new initiative for educational development in 2001 but with hardly any research linked to these changes.
|Creator||Fatma G. Al-Maadheed;|
|Subject||Linguistics Arabic Learning Social Sciences Education Applied linguistics Comparative and international education Early and Child learning Literacy Teaching and teacher education Evaluation of social policies,programmes and practice Ideologies National identity|
Morocco is oftentimes praised by academics, development workers, and women’s rights activists as a trailblazer for the empowerment of women in the Middle East and North African region. Its reforms in the realm of family legislation and progress made in human development place the country at the helm of liberalising Arab Muslim-majority societies, even more so after the Arab Spring and Morocco’s peaceful transition to a ‘new’ constitutional ord ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Creator||Katja Zvan Elliott;|
|Subject||Literacy Middle East Anthropology of policy Civil society Human development Development economics Family law Literacy Human rights Poverty Gender Social Inequality|
The aim of this longitudinal study was to examine the contribution of phonological, morphological and dialect awareness to the prediction of reading and spelling in a Greek bi-dialectal setting. The target group (N=404) consisted of children, aged 6 to 9 years at the start of the project, who learn literacy in Cyprus, where a dialect is spoken in certain contexts but where Standard Modern Greek is also widely used. At present there are few stu ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Subject||Early and Child learning Literacy|