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“If You Build It, They Will Use: Creating And Sharing Open Educational Resources To Advance Information Literacy”, Philip Russell Oct 2014

“If You Build It, They Will Use: Creating And Sharing Open Educational Resources To Advance Information Literacy”, Philip Russell

Conference Papers

Since 2010, the library at the Institute of Technology Tallaght (ITT Dublin) in South County Dublin, Republic of Ireland, has been developing a suite of interactive online information literacy tutorials covering research, referencing, plagiarism and core academic skills. These open educational resources (OERs) provide users with a vibrant, challenging learning environment and facilitate flexible, 24/7, independent learning. The learning objects are accessible via multiple delivery platforms and are available for reuse under Creative Commons licence via national and international teaching and learning repositories.

This paper outlines the development of these OERs and how the creation of these learning tools ...


Creating And Sharing Information Literacy Open Educational Resources, Philip Russell Feb 2014

Creating And Sharing Information Literacy Open Educational Resources, Philip Russell

Conference Papers

From June 2010 until the present, a suite of online reusable learning objects (RLOs) has been created at the Institute of Technology Tallaght (ITT Dublin) library covering a range of information literacy (IL) competencies. These RLOs have helped to facilitate student transition from second to third level, advance IL and enrich the student learning experience. The paper outlines the development of these resources, how these learning objects have been integrated into academic modules at ITT Dublin and how they have been shared and reused as open educational resources at national and international level. The author also discusses future plans for ...


Dublin Institute Of Technology's Programme For Students Learning With Communities(Slwc): Report September 2008- September 2011, Catherine Bates, Elena Gamble, Sinead Mccann Sep 2011

Dublin Institute Of Technology's Programme For Students Learning With Communities(Slwc): Report September 2008- September 2011, Catherine Bates, Elena Gamble, Sinead Mccann

Programme Reports

•Programme introduction: from slide 5 •Policy context: from slide 11 •Benefits of CBL/CBR: from slide 20 •Examples of projects: from slide 25 •Programme support structures: from slide 29 •Testimonials: from slide 74 •Statistics: from slide 86

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Programme Of Strategic Cooperation Between Irish Aid And Higher Education, Research And Non-Governmental Institutions, James Loughman Jan 2010

Programme Of Strategic Cooperation Between Irish Aid And Higher Education, Research And Non-Governmental Institutions, James Loughman

Conference Papers

BACKGROUND It is increasingly recognised that a well-functioning higher education system is a necessary condition for economic and social development. The sector however needs to considerably strengthen its capacity to make an effective contribution to poverty reduction. The Irish Aid funded Programme of Strategic cooperation is designed to facilitate the systematic integration and expansion of education and research institute engagement in development cooperation. OBJECTIVES This ambitious North-South programme aims to achieve capacity strengthening, through a medium term effort to invest in people, systems and knowledge building. The longer term consolidation of this collaboration aims to foster academic and non-academic leadership ...