Connecting Open Educational Resources Content Repositories: A Mexican Educational Project
Monday, March 5 5:55 PM-6:15 PM Location: Terrace South
Presider: Pedro Abanador, Bulacan State University, Philippines
Abstract: This paper will present the development of an educational and information technology project. The movement of Open Educational Resources (OER) is currently one of the most important trends that are helping education through the Internet worldwide. “Tecnológico de Monterrey” (http://tecvirtual.itesm.mx/) in Mexico, with other Mexican higher education institutions, is connecting Internet/web based content educational repositories of OER and Learning Objects. This institution is experimenting new technology for the delivery and harvesting of OERs and LO information, from three different repositories through an indexed OER catalog to mobile devices (Ipod, Iphone, Ipad MP3, MP4) and personal computers. This paper presentation will describe and comment about this project: outcomes, best practices, difficulties and technological constraints.