OER Africa & Africa Nazarene University Harnessing OER in Support of Expanded ODeL Higher Education Provision in Kenya

Africa Nazarene University, South Africa
Mr Tony Mays & Ms Mary Ooko

Keywords: Institutional Strategy, New markets, OER curriculum design, course design, materials development for higher education

Africa Nazarene University (ANU) and OER Africa have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that commits the two organisations to working together to support ongoing design, development, and implementation of ODeL programmes at ANU; integration as appropriate of OER into both ODeL and face-to-face programmes at ANU; showcasing of emerging best practices at ANU to be shared with the broader higher education community within and beyond Africa; lobbying the broader higher education community within and beyond Africa regarding the merits of collaboratively creating and sharing intellectual capital in higher education as a mechanism to improve quality and enhance long-term cost-effectiveness; mobilising release of OER in areas of prioritized strategic importance for African (and global) higher education; where appropriate, jointly preparing new project and funding proposals.