POLICY FOR DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES (OER)
KWAME NKRUMAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (KNUST)
The mission of KNUST is to provide an environment for teaching, research and entrepreneurship training in science and technology for the industrial and socio-economic development of Ghana and other nations. The university is therefore committed to dynamic knowledge generation, leadership in innovation and technology and a culture of excellence. It is on this premise that KNUST has embraced the concept of open educational resources and its use in higher education. Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning and research resources available for free access and use with no or limited restrictions.
KNUST envisions that it will be a leading developer of OERs while the use of its own as well as other OERs will become fully incorporated into teaching and learning at all levels within the institution to further ensure that the highest standards of education are achieved. This policy therefore guides the promotion, development and usage of OERs within all colleges and departments of KNUST...
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