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    An open mind
    An article from the New York Times, 16 April 2010, by Katie Hafner. This article summarises recent significant projects for creating open educational resources in the United States and UK.

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    EdShare (Repository Fringe 2017)
    Presentation slides given at the Repository Fringe 2017 EPrints User Group

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    EdShare OER Platform (OER17 Lightning Talk)
    Slides from 5 minute lightning talk given at OER17, London. The presentation was recorded and is available via the conference website - see link shared. Presentation starts at 12 minutes in. "This lightning talk will describe the open source OER solution ‘EdShare’. The open content platform which is running a number of successful OER sites in the HEI community including edShare@GCU, EdShare Soton, eShare, Humbox, LanguageBox and more. The platform, which originated from a Jisc funded institutional exemplars project in 2008, is now a stable and fully supported solution available from the University of Southampton enterprise group to support the sharing and engagement with OERs and OEP. The platform is based on the open content system EPrints, and has been heavily influenced by web 2.0 sharing sites. This lightning talk will summarise existing key features of the platform including streamlined submission, user community profiles, inline preview support, shareable editing rights, dissemination routes. Details will also be included on the future direction of EdShare and how you can be involved in the shaping the development roadmap."

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    EdShare workshop 001
    Materials and links related to staff workshop on using EdShare.

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    EdShare, OERs and impact
    This presentation was prepared as a contribution to the “Does it make a difference? The impact of repositories and OERs on teaching and learning”, JISC funded event, in collaboration with SCORE and LORO, held on 23 March 2011, at the Open University, Milton Keynes. The work reflects the thinking and approach for EdShare at the University of Southampton in March 2011.

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    Infrastructure for Open Educational Resources (OERs) - Just don't mention the 'R' word (OER17 Presentation)
    Slides from presentation given at OER17, London. The presentation talks about the need for well designed digital spaces which consider the needs for OERs and OEP. It also sets out how EdShare is being used by a growing community of institutions and subject specific communities.

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    Introduction to EdShare
    Presentation slides used in my online webinar session at ALTC 2016 Online Winter Conference. Providing an introduction to EdShare, the open source OER sharing platform from the University of Southampton. Discussion around its core features as well as the future development roadmap. Link to webinar recording will be added shortly.

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    Les Carr explains the moral high ground on open educational resources
    In this video, taken in front of the Parthenon at the Acropolis in Athens, Su White interviews Les Carr about why he asserts that there is a moral duty for teachers who create educational content to put that content in the public domain, rather than hoarding it in their institution.

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    MSc Thesis - Discoverability Strategies for Open Educational Resources: A Scoping Study
    With an early focus on achieving a critical mass of released open educational content, challenges of how resources can be found by beneficiaries has been highlighted as a major issue. As we move forward further research and investigation is required to understand the most effective approaches of reaching out to and engaging a globally dispersed population of education users. In 2014 I conducted a small scale scoping study into the discoverability strategies identified as being used by higher education institutions releasing OERs in the UK. This was mapped against a body of literature on our understanding of user behaviour for online resource discovery and the technologies available to support this to identify trends and gaps as opportunities for improvements. Please note this report was not originally written for publication. I hope however it is of value to the open education community and will act as a starting point for further research in this area.

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    Repositories for open education and improving discoverability of OERs
    Presentation given at 2016 Association for Learning Technology conference at University of Warwick (ALT2016). This presentation shares key findings from my MSc thesis on discoverability strategies for OERs after a small scale study into Jisc UKOER projects. The origins, key features and recent improvements to EdShare, the OER repository solution which is available through EPrints Services at the University of Southampton, is highlighted. Repositories provide an excellent way of archiving, preserving and managing content, but is this enough for OERs. OERs are about more than simply sharing, and this presentation highlighted a number of development areas under consideration for EdShare, to become a more open digital space.

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    Repositories for open education, a reflection and look forward for EPrints
    Update on the work undertaken by EPrints team at University of Southampton (EPrints Services) to migrate the OER repository solution 'EdShare' to the latest EPrints 3.3 core and setting out areas for the solution to continue to develop and embrace ethos of open education to reach a global community of educators, students and self-learners. Presentation given at 11th International Open Repositories conference in Dublin (OR2016).

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    The Open Education Movement: OERs and MOOCs
    This presentation is based around a conference keynote presentation developed in April 2013.

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