New Delhi, December 21, 2016: In the year 2013, Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) joined a network of research institutions to conduct Research on Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D) supported by the International Development Research Centre, Canada, and facilitated by the network hub at University of Cape Town, South Africa. CEMCA completed the research project funded by IDRC and published the findings in a monograph titled – “Promoting Use and Contribution of OER” authored by Dr. Sanjaya Mishra.
On 20th December 2016 CEMCA organized a day long workshop at India International Centre, New Delhi with the following objectives:
· Disseminate the research findings on OER;
· Identify new areas of research on OER; and
· Develop insights and strategies to overcome challenges to conduct research on OER.