4c Initiative: Session 1

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The ITL Festival is delighted to announce the first of the free 4c Initiative resources is available to stream or download now!

The 4C Initiative is a series of projects aimed at increasing digital content capacity for education on a global scale. With the support of Nominet Trust and Cambridge University Press, 18 free online sessions on various aspects of digital content for education with a particular focus on open and free content have been created and delivered. International experts delivered the sessions on their particular area of expertise. Topics such as digital images, learning objects, reference content, audio, video and lesson plans were discussed in different sessions.

Neil-ButcherThe first session introduces the concept of ‘open educational resources’; how and why we should share our teaching and learning resources with each other. Neil Butcher of OER Africa presents this very informative webinar. Neil lives  in South Africa, from where he has provided policy and technical advice and support to a range of national and international clients regarding educational planning, uses of educational technology and distance education. He has worked with various educational institutions, assisting with institutional transformation efforts that focus on harnessing the potential of distance education methods and educational technology as effectively as possible.

To stream or download these files simply click on the links below. All of our free 4C Initiative resources will be also itlfestival logoavailable as they come online on the ‘free resources’ tab above. Special thanks to Neil Bruton of 4CInitative for his help.

Session 1: An Introduction to Open Educational Resources (Neil Butcher OER Africa) Streaming Link

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