Special Issues



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

Fostering Creativity – The Use of Open Educational Resources


Editorial from Alan Tait.

Editorial from Elsebeth Korsgaard Sorensen, GraĆ­nne Conole and Asger Harlung.


Exploring OER: Internet Information Literacy, Problem Solving and Analogical Thinking

Cinzia Ferranti


Open Educational Resources, Internet Information Literacy, creativity, analogical thinking, problem solving, Information retrieval, analogy retrieval


Framing Creativity. User-driven Innovation in Changing Contexts

Niels Henrik Helms, Simon B. Heilesen


Creativity, innovation, didactic design, quadruple helix, SME, user-driven innovation, materiality


YouTube as a Repository: The Creative Practice of Students as Producers of Open Educational Resources

Helen Keegan, Frances Bell


OERs, Creativity, Mobile, YouTube, Producers, Community


Cloud Computing and Creativity: Learning on a Massive Open Online Course

Rita Kop, Fiona Carroll


Cloud computing, creativity, MOOC, networked learning, connectivism


Inspiring Creativity in Organisations, Teachers and Learners through Open Educational Resources

Patrick McAndrew


Open Educational Resources, OER, OLnet, OpenLearn, Activity Theory, Creativity


Learner Generated Content: Quality Criteria in online Collaborative Learning

Maria Pérez-Mateo, Marcelo F. Maina, Montse Guitert, Marc Romero


Learner Generated Content; quality criteria; Collaborative learning; wiki; online learning


Adaptability as a Special Demand on Open Educational Resources: The Cultural Context of e-Learning

Thomas Richter


Open Educational Resources, e-Learning, Adaptation, Internationalization, Culture, Learning Culture


Collaborative Environments to Foster Creativity, Reuse and Sharing of OER

Paolo Tosato, Gianluigi Bodi


Social Creativity, Open Educational Resources, Community of Practice, Pedagogy, Teachers' Education, Distance & e-Learning Methodology




e-learning, distance learning, distance education, online learning, higher education, DE, blended learning, MOOCs, ICT, information and communication technology, collaborative learning, internet, interaction, learning management system, LMS,

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