Message from Teresa
The committee members of the Open Education Special Interest group would like to get to know you. In the coming months we will each post a profile to tell you more about who we are and why we support opening up education. Here’s our first fabulous post!
Senior Academic Developer, S…[Read more]
2017/18 ( Alphabetical Order)
Look out for our new series of blog posts highlighting members of our lovely committee … Coming Soon
Debbie Baff ( Co-Chair and Secretary)
Terese Bird ( Influencing Champion)
Alastair Clark (Advisory Capacity)
Teresa MacKinnon (Chair)
Ella Mitchell ( Open Practice Champion)
OER17: The Politics of Open 5 & 6 April 2017, Resource for London, UK
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 p…[Read more]
Debbie Baff edited the blog post Webinar Recording: ‘Open Guilds’ – what can they do for me? in the group Open Education SIG: 3 years, 9 months agoThe proliferation of free learning resources on the web and the increasing strength of the Open Education movement provide opportunities and challenges for both educators and the institutions that employ them. We need to find ways to embrace the potential of collaboration while respecting the rights of collaborators and co-creators.
Debbie Baff edited the blog post Webinar Recording : ‘A New Look at Wikimedia, the World’s Largest OER’ in the group Open Education SIG: 3 years, 9 months ago
26 October 2016
with Martin Poulter
As Jorum repository is set to retire in September 2016 (http://www.jorum.ac.uk/retirement/). Martin Poulter considers whether Wikimedia has a role in Open Education and can […]
Hello everyone, please do use this thread to introduce yourself and say hello !
I’m Debbie Baff and I’m one of the Co-Secretaries for the Open Education Special Interest Group. I’m a Senior Academic Developer based at Swansea University.
Debbie Baff edited the blog post Webinar Recording: A Preview of OER15: Mainstreaming Open Education in the group Open Education SIG: 4 years ago
This session will provide a preview of the OER15 Conference, due to take place in Cardiff on 14-15 April 2015. Two members of the planning committee will offer their personal perspectives on the key issues being raised in this year’s conference.
Debbie Baff (University of South Wales) Open Education Resources & Open Educational Practice P…[Read more]
Debbie Baff edited the blog post Webinar Recording: What next for JISC and UKOER in a post-Jorum world? in the group Open Education SIG: 4 years ago
With the announcement of the retirement of the Jorum service, the UKOER community and indeed the international OER community have been interested to know what this will really mean.
This webinar will adress these questions by providing an update on the process to retire Jorum and also the status of its resources post-closure. An overview of…[Read more]
Debbie Baff edited the blog post Webinar Recording: impact of Open Education – Findings from the OER Research Hub in the group Open Education SIG: 4 years ago
Presentation by Martin Weller
Professor of Educational Technology, Institute of Educational Technology Open University
Introduced by Ella Mitchell and Sarah Bridgman .
The OER Research Hub has been investigating the impact of OERs, using eleven hypotheses, and a mixed methods approach to establish an evidence base. This talk explores…[Read more]
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Debbie Baff edited the blog post Webinar Recording: How Open is Open Education? Removing barriers for all staff, students and other learners in the group Open Education SIG: 4 years ago
The desire to develop open education frontiers has often focussed on improving access geographically to distant students, or to those unable to gain a place in Higher Education, through digital provision. However, these resources often fail to understand the accessibility challenges they raise and what needs to be done to avoid them. The…[Read more]
Debbie Baff edited the blog post Webinar Recording: Creating and using video resources for language teaching in the group Open Education SIG: 4 years ago
The University of Warwick Language Centre and the Centre for Applied Linguistics are partners in an EU project called Video for All. The project’s mission is to support language teachers in all sectors in the exploitation of video for teaching. The Language Centre has been innovating in the use of digital media for some time and is the s…[Read more]
Creative Commons (CC) licences are a simple way of retaining copyright whilst allowing others to reuse your work. The range of licences lets you define how others can reuse your material. This session will demonstrate how simple it is to use CC licences and what they mean in practice.
We will also introduce the UK repository JORUM,…[Read more]
Debbie Baff edited the blog post Webinar Recording: Living and learning in the open: Supporting and developing open courses in the group Open Education SIG: 4 years ago
In this session Vivien Rolfe talks to Martin Hawksey, Chief Innovation, Community and Technology Officer at the Association for Learning Technology (ALT), about the development of the Open Course in Technology Enhanced Learning (ocTEL). As part of this we explore how ALT Members supported the design, development and running of the course as…[Read more]
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