A11y and Open are political. Guest post.

  A11y and Open are political – webinars & online events are too! – Ghizzi Dunlop   Robin Wall Kimmerer said, ‘Western science is knowledge for knowledge’s sake; Traditional Ecological Knowledge is knowledge coupled with responsibility for that knowledge.” Substitute “Open” for “western science” and replace “Traditional Ecological” with “Accessible and Inclusive Open”. Accessibility is […] View Article

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The hedgerows are full of fruit right now, these elderberries are so inviting! Bountiful nourishment which we can forage to make a delicious tea time treat at little or now cost. Thanks to the disruption of the pandemic many of us have been visiting the virtual hedgerows of edu-twitter and other such spaces to exchange […] View Article

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OER20 preview

The OER20 conference takes place in London on 1st-2nd April. Always a friendly and welcoming event we are delighted that some of the contributors have given up their time to meet us online to give us a flavour of what will be happening. Joining the conversation from around the world we will hear from one […] View Article

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Webinar: #OER19 preview

The OER19 Conference is nearly upon us and will take place at the National University of Ireland in Galway. It will focus on the following themes: Back to basics – asking difficult questions about open education: Why open? Open for whom? Whose interests are served? In what ways has the open agenda been appropriated, and […] View Article

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#webinar: Adopting open practices

An opportunity to hear about open practices in education and to discuss barriers to adoption as part of Open Education week 2019. We will be joined by Shona Whyte, Associate Professor of English at Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, France who will share her findings from research into teacher adoption of open practices. Her presentation is […] View Article

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OPEN: What do we value?

This summer the Open Ed Sig is hosting a webinar which brings together people from across the many Open Education communities in order to facilitate a discussion of our shared values. The Open Ed Sig, having attempted to make the many facets of open communities visible through this “Joining the dots” initiative, invited representatives from […] View Article


Promises and lies: the role of Open Educational Resources in inclusive practice.

This ALT Open Education SIG webinar is shared with FELTAG SIG and is part of a series of webinars ALT is organising in support of the FELTAG Movement. Thursday 15th June, 1pm   View  recording: https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2017-06-15.0531.M.39572659483D2F3A05887B43B73705.vcr&sid=7565 The promise of open educational resources is attractive – a cornucopia of free resources, alternative explanations, different media, different […] View Article

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Webinar recording: Keynoting at #OER17: a personal perspective on open practice.

  Wednesday 29th March 11am- 12 noon (UK) Recording: https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2017-03-29.0331.M.54BA77B03B2AC4AB89B04304F4EF3A.vcr&sid=7565 To celebrate Open Education week we are delighted to be joined from Egypt by Maha Bali. Maha is Associate Professor of Practice at the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo. International Director of Digital Pedagogy Lab, Editor at the journal Hybrid […] View Article

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Webinar recording: OER17 preview: The politics of Open

  Webinar programme: OER17 preview. Josie Fraser Thursday 9th March, 12.30-1.30pm (UK) online. OER17 presents an opportunity for open practitioners, activists, educators and policy makers to come together as a community to reflect on The Politics of Open. What are our current key challenges and strengths – locally, nationally, and internationally? What are our priorities […] View Article

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