I am Dr. (Mrs.) M.L.Mini presently working as Assistant Professor at Agricultural College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. My discipline is Biochemistry and my research area is plant stress proteomics and nutritional biochemistry. I knew a little about OER earlier, but after joining the MOOC on "OER for Empowering Teachers" at SWAYAM portal, I understood what exactly is OER. I hope this mode of education will enlighten billions of people worldwide. Definitely, all teachers must be aware of OER and include it in their regular teaching since it gives interactive learning.
- Chapter Fourteen: Teacher professional learning communities: A collaborative OER adoption approach in Karnataka, India
In this chapter, Kasinathan and Ranganathan (2017) evaluate the impact of training Indian secondary school teachers in "accessing, creating and sharing OER" (p. 514). The authors highlight that this s...