SCORE OER Residential Course

Previously known as the Short-term Fellowship, the SCORE OER Residential Course is an intensive, one week course providing education specialists with the foundational knowledge needed to engage with Open Educational Resources (OER). The course is designed for those with little or no experience of OER and provides a practical grounding in both creation and use of OER.

The  SCORE OER Residential Course consists of:
  1. OER Basics: 10 hours of guided independent study
  2. Residential Course: A one week intensive residential course with a strongly practical emphasis
  3. OER Application: Action and reflection following the Residential Course.
  4. Impact Assessment: Identification of changes resulting from Delegate’s OER work
Participants will bring resource materials with them to the Residential Course and use them to create their own publishable OER. They will collaborate with each other to find resources, develop their knowledge, share ideas and practices, and offer support.  By the end of the week they will have the skills and confidence to engage in further OER work as both creators and users. Following the Residential Course participants will continue to receive support from SCORE while they plan and start to implement OER activity within their institution. The Course concludes with a report that reflects on what has been learnt and outlines planned future OER activity.
The course is provided free of charge to HEFCE funded institutes.  For non HEFCE funded institutes the cost of the course is £1,450.  
Participants are responsible for their own travel costs to and from Milton Keynes but all other course costs are covered.



2 March 2012 Closing date for registrations
2 March 2012 OER Basics start date
11 March 2012 OER pre-course activity submission
18-23 March 2012 OER Residential Course (programme)
13 April 2012 Deadline for submission for final OER and Its Value Document
13 July 2012 Review of OER impact on your colleagues' thinking and practice







Any enquiries regarding the OER Residential Course should be directed to Jonathan Darby, Director, SCORE (, 01908 858366).