FAQs


Assessment The assessment category is used for topics and questions relating to assessment in OERu courses. Technology The technology sub-category of FAQs is used for posting questions and answers about OERu technologies. Learning The learning category is used for <strong>general</strong> questions and support regarding how to participate and engage in OERu courses. Acadmic volunteers The OERu is a charitable collaboration and our courses are designed for independent study without tutorial support. General Used for general questions which don’t fit the other categories of the <a href="https://forums.oeru.org/c/faqs">FAQ section</a>. Credit This category is used for questions relating to formal academic credit and credit transfer towards exit credentials and awards.
About the OERu FAQ support category [FAQs] (1)
How should I reference sources in OERu courses? [Learning] (1)
I would like to volunteer suport in the OERu forums - how do I connect? [Acadmic volunteers] (1)
Does the OERu provide help resources to support my learning? [General] (1)
Where can I get help with the online technologies used for OERu courses? [Technology] (1)
How will learning be assessed for academic credit? [Assessment] (1)
How many micro-courses are needed for full-course credit? [Credit] (1)
How many courses or credits are required for a full-time equivalent year of study? [Credit] (1)
What if I’ve earned credits from a recognised institution that withdraws from the OERu collaboration? [Credit] (1)
Must I use my real name for my social media? [Technology] (1)
I’m not comfortable sharing all of my work publicly. Are there ‘private’ forums where I can interact only with instructors and other students? [Learning] (1)
What are the terms of service for OERu learning [General] (1)
Is there a time limit for completing the formal assessments for credit? [Assessment] (1)
Must I travel to the institution for assessment? [Assessment] (1)
Do OERu partners provide free tutorial support for OERu courses? [Learning] (1)
Are there ‘live lectures’ or can all the work be done when and where I want? [Learning] (1)
Can I study OERu courses independently at my own pace? [General] (1)
Will OERu courses be accepted for credit transfer at all the OERu partners? [Credit] (1)
Will more OERu course options become available? [General] (1)
Does the OERu offer micro-credentials for assessed learning? [Credit] (1)
Is course registration required to access OERu course materials? [Learning] (1)
Learning is free - but does the OERu place restrictions on access to learning materials? [General] (1)
Can I participate in OERu courses for free without taking the formal assessments? [General] (1)
Can I get formal academic credit for OERu courses [Credit] (1)
What does OERu stand for? [Learning] (1)
About this Discourse Forum [FAQs] (2)
Why does the OERu use micro-courses? [Learning] (1)
What is an OERu micro-course? [Learning] (1)
Who confers degrees in the OERu model? [Credit] (1)
What is the cost for assessment services for academic credit? [Assessment] (1)