Designing an OER Production Pattern for the E-Learning System of university of Tehran

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Department of Knowledge and Information Science, Faculty of Management, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Knowledge and Information Science, Faculty of Management, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.


Objectives: The purpose of the research was conducted to design a model for producing open educational resources (OER) for the virtual education system of University of Tehran.

Methodology: The research method of this study was a survey. A researcher-made a 20 item questionnaire extracted from earlier studies with a Cronbach's alpha coefficient of 0.753 was used. The statistical population of the study includes 81 professors and experts in e-learning at the University of Tehran. After completing the questionnaire, the obtained data were analyzed using SPSS software and Amos software.

Results: The components of the proposed production model of educational resources based on rank importance include learning models, modification; Change and merge, validity, resource quality, being free, licenses, integrated archives, and access and rewrite. The template was validated by mean test, Kaiser Meyer Olkin test (KMO), and Bartlett's Test at 95% confidence level, and the correlation of each part of the template was confirmed by the Chi square test. The components of the model are independent of other components: the reason loads of each reason with chi-square indices of the degree of freedom equal to 1.786, the goodness of fit index equal to 0.917, root mean square index of estimation error equal to 0.069, and A comparative fit equal to 0.901 shows the relationship between the factors and the model. It can be concluded that the proposed model is approved as a suitable model for an open educational resource.


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