Maynooth University Library OER libguide


This guide has been developed in collaboration between the MU IUA Enhancing Digital Teaching and Learning Initiative and MU Library to provide an introduction to the benefits and challenges associated with finding, using and sharing OERs in Teaching, Learning and Assessment.

Benefit of this resource and how to make the best use of it

Using OER can provide a number of benefits to staff and students: Freely available at no cost to the institution, or to students; Opportunity to provide a wide variety of learning resources and activities to students ; Straightforward framework for licensing and attribution ; In some cases they can be adapted and tailored to your needs and context. This libguide introduces OER, the associated benefits & challenges as well as guidance on finding/sharing OER. A helpful bibliography of key outputs in this space is also available.

Related OER

This workbook takes the student on a conceptual journey aiding their understanding of what is meant by the quantitative-qualitative research process in contemporary legal empirical research. Although, of interest to social science students, the particular worked examples relate to how to do research on law, legal policy and review.

This lecture addresses core issues in choosing a research topic for undergraduate and first time researchers to consider. Often final year undergraduate students find this task a difficult one. Step by step the the lecture connects the student to core concepts, pressure points and key readings to foster their idea and focus their decision.

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