Using OER and OEP for Teaching and Learning


The potential benefits of using open educational resources and practices (OER and OEP) in higher education include improving access, furthering equity and enhancing teaching, learning and assessment. The National Forum supports the use of OER and OEP in a range of ways (see

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

This webinar will be helpful to staff across the sector who are interested in further exploring and supporting the use of OER and OEP in their own contexts. The webinar will share a range of materials and guidance designed to build capacity in OER and OEP in Irish higher education and will invite conversation and feedback. Topics to be covered include: – Basic principles of OER and OEP and the importance of open in the digital age – Finding relevant, quality OER for use and/or adaptation for teaching and learning – Choosing and assigning an appropriate open licence for an educational resource you have created – Exploring the concepts of OEP and open pedagogy – All the resources and approaches shared will form the basis of a forthcoming (early 2022) National – Forum open course. The webinar will be facilitated by the developers of the open course, a cross-institutional team with a wide range of open education experience:

Related OER

The toolkit is a set of 8 modules, delivered and accessible asynchronously, online, incorporating elements of information literacy, critical thinking and academic writing skills to allow students prepare for and complete an assignment in line with best practice in academic integrity.

Assignment Toolkit


A brief showcase of existing MTU Crawford initiatives that nurture wellness within teaching and learning, followed by an online talk and Q&A, delivered by Rhonda Schaller (Pratt Institute, Brooklyn). Rhonda is a Fulbright Specialist in contemplative and wellbeing pedagogy.

The DkIT Embedding Employability project represents the latest step in the Institute’s commitment to our graduates’ employability. Funded by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, as part of their SATLE Fund 2019, the project has offered staff, students, and employers an opportunity to exchange employability best practice.

Report an Issue

External Resource

Following this link opens a new browser tab and sends you to an external website outside of the National Resource Hub