Tuesday, 22 February 2011

Call for papers on Open Educational Resources deadline 1st March 2011

This call links creativity with OER, so will be fun to write. Underneath you will find the synopsis on the call, for more information you can take a look at the website.

Special Themed Issue on Creativity and Open Educational Resources (OER)

Fostering Creativity – The Use of Open Educational Resources

The European Journal of Open, Distance and E-learning announces a special issue for Summer 2011 entitled "Fostering Creativity – The Use of Open Educational Resources".

The Chief Editor, Alan Tait, Professor Elsebeth Korsgaard Sorensen, Aarhus University, Denmark and Professor Grainne Conole, The Open University, UK as guest editors invite you to submit a paper for a special issue on the notion of creativity in the context of Open Educational Resources. Papers can be either single or multiple authored.

Overall objectives of the special issue

From the perspective of stimulating change and bringing about creativity in the design of OER, the special issue aims to identify and present, from a principled approach, the latest research, not only on relevant theory and various practice contexts, but also in terms of capturing learning designs and best-practice, which demonstrate significant and creative ways of enhancing the learning process through effective use of OER.

Key dates

Submission of full manuscripts: 1st March 2011
Reviewers’ comments will be sent by: 1st April 2011
Revised versions to be received by: 1st May 2011
Publication: Summer 2011