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Open Educational Resources (OER)

Provides information on open educational resources

Open Pedagogy

What is Open Pedagogy?

Open Pedagogy refers to collaborative teaching and learning practices that help educators to advance a culture of sharing and active learning through OER.

Below is a framework for Open Pedagogy, proposed by Bronwyn Hegarty. Developing "openness" can be challenging. For example, educators may be uncomfortable sharing their work or inviting peer review in open platforms. Open Pedagogy does require a change in mindset to develop openness and work in a specific way; however, most educators already collaborate and share, and the attributes listed below are about extending that current practice.

What are 8 Attributes of Open Pedagogy?

  1. Participatory Technologies
  2. People, Openness, Trust
  3. Innovation & Creativity
  4. Sharing Ideas & Resources
  5. Connected Community
  6. Learner Generated
  7. Reflective Practice
  8. Peer Review


This information is adapted from Brooklyn College Librarians and The Nebraska OER Toolkit, which was developed with assistance from the College Libraries Ontario (CLO), the Ontario Colleges Library Service (OCLS) the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME).