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American Journal of Educational Research. 2015, 3(4), 460-466
DOI: 10.12691/education-3-4-12
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Open Educational Resources: Developing and Evaluating in Master of Educational Technology Learning´s Students

Adriana Margarita Pacheco Cortés1, , Elba Patricia Alatorre Rojo1, Bertha Leticia González Becerra2 and Manuel Pio Rosales Almendra2

1Sistema de Universidad Virtual, Universidad de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Jalisco, México

2Centro Universitario de la Costa Sur, Universidad de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Jalisco, México

Pub. Date: April 07, 2015

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Adriana Margarita Pacheco Cortés, Elba Patricia Alatorre Rojo, Bertha Leticia González Becerra and Manuel Pio Rosales Almendra. Open Educational Resources: Developing and Evaluating in Master of Educational Technology Learning´s Students. American Journal of Educational Research. 2015; 3(4):460-466. doi: 10.12691/education-3-4-12


The purpose of this research was to develop and evaluate one Open Educational Resources (OER), identifying: (a) instructional design strategy to facilitating the meaningful learning, (b) build an OER about making concept map with quality and (c) evaluate it and contribute to OER debates. This investigation was conducted in a Mexican University (Master of Technology Learning). The epistemological orientation was a constructivist philosophical stance, research paradigm used was mixed. The method used was Educational Technology Research and Development (R&D).The research was a diagnosis and the development was an OER. This method is a design-based research to develop new products to improve education. For Kozma (2000) this method, “demonstrate that this research is now at the center of some of the most creative, original, and powerful work in education”. We applied a three level process of formative evaluation proposed by Dick, Carey & Carey (2005) and used their recommend instruments: (1) trying out OER one on one; (2) a small group tryout with eight students; and (3) a field trial with a whole class of learners (twenty students).After, we did a summative evaluation by seven experts. The participants were eighteen students. The research findings were: a new OER was created to facilitate the meaningful learning about making concept map, summative evaluation was conducted an evaluation about the OER´s design strategy by seven experts to provide a professional and qualified judgment and to determine the overall value of the instruction, an analysis and interpretation of the evaluations. The instruments were questionnaires.

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