Dr. Saritha Chandran A (Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry) and Dr. Ushamani M. (Head, Department of Chemistry) completed a self-learning Online Course on “Understanding Open Educational Resources” offered by the Commonwealth of Learning, Canada.
The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is an intergovernmental organization created by Commonwealth Heads of Government in 1987 to promote the development and sharing of open learning and distance education knowledge, resources and technologies. The Commonwealth of Learning empowers people through learning that leads to economic growth, social inclusion and environmental conservation. Hosted by the Government of Canada with headquarters in Burnaby, British Columbia, COL is the world’s only intergovernmental organisation solely concerned with the promotion and development of distance education and open learning.
Understanding Open Educational Resources (OER)- This module intends to promote and develop the knowledge and understanding of open educational resources throughout the Commonwealth’s 53 member states.