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|Let us discuss our agenda||0||13:45, 29 October 2010|
|Gist of the discussion on WE list of google group||0||04:00, 27 October 2010|
|Discussions on the research project on legal frameworks for OER||0||15:34, 13 October 2010|
Warm welcome to all friends who have signed in for OERLF. Now shall we share ideas to set out agenda for our online research venture? Let me commence it by adding some abstract ideas.
- Invite more collaborators from different parts of the glob and wait for new members to join (two weeks?)
- discuss and finalize an online organizational mechanism for the collaborators to work together
- Discuss and finalize the research proposal with
- Methodology to be adopted
- List out Outputs
- List out Outcomes
- Discuss and finalize design aspects of the wiki project pages
- Carry out research and related activities
Please add your comments
Ap 13:43, 29 October 2010 (UTC)
The need for a research study of the legal frameworks for OER was evolved out of an informal discussion of WikiEducator list on google groups about the Open College Textbook Act Bill introduced by Assistant Senate Majority Leader (USA), Dick Durbin in September, 2009. The discussants generally felt that a study on legislation/ attempts for legislation on OER/ Open Text Book all over the world will be very much helpful for the consolidation of efforts for promoting OER/Open Text Books. Perhaps such consolidated and regularly updated information would facilitate further legislation in favour of OER. The discussants offered to conduct research about the OER /Open Text Book related legislations and their application in various parts of the world. At this Dr. Wayne Mackintosh, founder of WikiEducator has suggested WikiResearcher.org as an ideal place for this online research initiative.