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Some findings from this impact study of Open Educational Resources (OER) are: using OER improved teachers' lesson plans; OER gave teachers more current subject info; OER extended knowledge of the topic taught; OER helped initiate collaboration among students (and to a lesser extent among...

The presentation addresses the extent of access to and use of, Open Educational Resources (OER) in different areas of Africa and the Global South: what kinds of educational resources are created, re-used, modified and shared? The results of research regarding these questions are presented for...

This report contributes workshop findings on readiness for building an evaluation culture: At the heart of evaluation work is learning-by-doing, or experiential learning; when evaluation users are engaged in deciding what to evaluate, what questions to ask, what evidence to seek, and what tools...

Nutritional advantages, food quality, and environmental benefits can all be derived from the inclusion of small millets in the diet. The poster promotes awareness, use and consumption of small millets, with a visual guide to identification of varieties and their salient features. Small millet...

This presentation reviews an action research study of teacher educators at Penang's Wawasan Open University in Malaysia. The study probes the operational processes involved in course development using available online multi-media Open Educational Resources (OER) materials to develop a 5 credit...

15,000 teachers from 6,000 schools trained to participate in "Subject Teachers Forums (STF)" for sharing experiences and seeking ideas and resources. Afterwards, they networked with each other through subject specific google groups. Teachers share ideas, experiences and resources; mentor and...

This presentation discusses levels of Openness in Open Educational Resources (OER) and e-learning, as well as design-based and project-based learning.

The presentation reviews acceptance of Open Educational Resources (OER) by teachers and student populations in India. It discusses attitudes, motivation, quality of sources and barriers to use, as well as adoption of OER. Some strategies for mainstreaming use and adaptation of OER are provided...

Women's labour force participation and wages are deeply influenced by social norms, and in developing countries, economic growth alone has no robust effect on female employment. How to measure women's economic empowerment and assess impact of policies is a key concern of the GrOW program. This...

The manual is a recipe booklet for millet-based bakery products, dosa and chapati mixtures, pasta and vermicelli from millet flours; recipes for instant millet mixes, cookies, sweets and main courses preparation. The manual functions as part of a much larger project "Scaling Up Small Millet Post...

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