Patricia B Arinto

Patricia B Arinto
University of the Philippines Open University | UPOU · Faculty of Education

EdD (Istitute of Education, University of London)


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Publications (10)
Education in the Global South faces several key interrelated challenges, for which Open Educational Resources (OER) are seen to be part of the solution. These challenges include: unequal access to education; variable quality of educational resources, teaching, and student performance; and increasing cost and concern about the sustainability of educ...
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The Research on Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D) project was undertaken to provide a better understanding of the uptake of Open Educational Resources (OER) and their impact on education in the Global South. The 18 sub-projects that comprise the larger project investigated the extent of OER adoption by educators and students; the...
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Many open universities and distance education institutions have shifted from a predominantly print-based mode of delivery to an online mode characterised by the use of virtual learning environments and various web technologies. This paper describes the impact ofthe shift to open and distance e-learning (ODeL), as this trend might be called, on the...
This qualitative study examines the pedagogical perspectives and priorities underpinning the course design practices of 10 academics engaged in 'open and distance e-learning' (ODeL) at a small single-mode distance education (DE) institution in the Philippines. It also looks at the impact of teaching with Web technologies on course design practices,...
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Welcome to the Open Education Resources survey which aims to identify the current state of play in the Asian Region with respect to OER practice. This survey mainly concentrates on, but not limited to, the current situation in Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, India, Philippines, Japan, China and Hong Kong. The main objective of this study is to establ...
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Several constraints influence the formation of a professional identity by full-time distance education faculty at the University of the Philippines. One of these is the marginalisation of distance education (DE) in the academy as a consequence of DE’s identification with low status disciplines, as well as with developments in higher education that...


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