Auditing the Office for Learning and Teaching Resource Library

Philip Hider, Barney Dalgarno, Sue Bennett, Ying-Hsang Liu, Carole Gerts, Carla Daws, Barbara Spiller, Robert Parkes, Pat Knight, Raylee Macaulay, Lauren Carlson

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The Australian government Office for Learning and Teaching's (OLT) Resource Library ( is a key means of disseminating the outcomes from projects funded by itself and its predecessor organisations, the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) and the Carrick Institute. In order to apply the recommendations and resources emanating from these projects, it is vital that educators and other stakeholders are aware of, and effectively able to use, the Resource Library. Based on anecdotal evidence indicating a lack of awareness of the Resource Library and problems with consistently being able to search for and retrieve relevant resources from the database, the OLT commissioned a project to formally evaluate the Library and redesign it to improve access and usability. This paper reports on the projectâ''s progress, including the results from a questionnaire completed by 117 higher education stakeholders.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRhetoric and Reality
Subtitle of host publicationCritical perspectives on educational technology. Proceedings ascilite Dunedin 2014
EditorsS -K Loke S -K -K Loke
Place of PublicationAustralia
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventASCILITE 2014: 31st annual ascilite conference - University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Duration: 23 Nov 201426 Nov 2014


ConferenceASCILITE 2014
Abbreviated titleRhetoric and Reality: Critical perspectives on educational technology
Country/TerritoryNew Zealand
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