Friday 17th of November 2017
 

Open Educational Resources in Computer Science: Opportunities and Challenges


Ashadevi. B and Muthamilselvi

Open content and open access to resources are important factors in the innovation of Computer Science education. This paper presents a study aimed at gaining an understanding of the needs of Computer Science educators in terms of Open Educational Resources (OER): what kind of resources they need, when they need them, how they use them, and what are the barriers and the enablers for using OER The work contributes to the research on OER utilization and discovery. The aim is to raise the awareness and promote a practical transition process towards an adequate model that aligns the interests of all stakeholders.

Keywords: Open education, Open Educational Resources, Computer Science education.

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ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Ashadevi. B
Ashadevi. B received Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and MCA from Madurai Kamaraj University. She received her M.Phil and Ph.D. in computer Science from Mother Teresa Women’s University Kodaikanal. She has more than 17 years of teaching experience in the field of computer science. Her research interest in Data Warehousing and Data Mining. She has published many research papers and presented more than 15 papers in national and international conferences. She is a life member of ISTE. She has organized National level conferences. She has organized guest lectures, Seminars, and workshops for post graduates students of Computer Applications and Computer Science. She has supervised several MCA project works and M.Phil thesis.

Muthamilselvi
MuthamilSelvi. P Completed B.sc., MCA., and M.Phil from Madurai Kamaraj University. She has more than 12 years of experience in the field of computer science. Her area of interest include Neural networks and Fuzzy logic, Collaborative learning, Cloud Computing, and Big data. She has published many research papers and presented more than 15 papers in national and international journals. She has published many research articles and presented more than 15 papers in national and international journals. She has organized seminars and workshops.


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