OEPS Forum and ways forward for the Scottish Open Education Declaration

Originally posted on Open World:
Earlier this month I went along to the second Opening Educational Practices in Scotland Forum where I’d been invited to present an update on the Scottish Open Education Declaration. OEPS Update The event began with an update from the OEPS Project team outlining their progress in supporting a network of…

Uncensored State of the Union: OER Unfiltered #oer2015

Drawing proceedings at the Hewlett Grantees meeting towards its close is a final keynote by Hal Plotkin, currently Senior Open Policy Fellow at Creative Commons USA and formerly Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of the Under Secretary of Education for the Obama administration.  I interviewed Hal for OER Research Hub back in 2013, so am quite […]

Wikipedia in Action #oer2015

Another sunny morning in California and more OER related action from the Hewlett Grantees meeting in Sausalito.  The next session I’m going to attempt to capture is a panel discussion about Wikipedia.  Here are the participants: Pete Forsyth, Wiki Strategies (PF, facilitator) Amin Azzam, UCSF (AA) Dan Cook,Wiki Strategies (DC) Jeannette Lee, Cambridge School of […]

Learning from disruption #oer2015

I’m in Sausalito, California in the shadow of the Golden Gate Bridge for the Hewlett Grantees meeting this week.  Today is the start of proceedings proper, and I’m going to blog some of the presentations and seminars.  First off is Douglas Gayeton of Lexicon of Sustainability, which attempts to explain basic principles of economy and […]

Commonwealth of Learning – Progress of OER in 2014: Stock Taking in the Commonwealth

Originally posted on The art of open research:
Reblogged from: Commonwealth of Learning – Progress of OER in 2014: Stock Taking in the Commonwealth. Professor Asha Kanwar, President & Chief Executive Officer Dr. Sanjaya Mishra, Education Specialist – eLearning Ever since the Commonwealth of Learning was created, it has encouraged sharing of educational materials in…

Making connections: #OER World Map in 2015 #openeducationwk

Originally posted on OER World Map Blog:
As we enter Open Education Week it’s starting be be a really exciting period for OER World Map.  Since funding for the project was awarded to the team there has been lots of activity behind the scenes to build the technical architecture that will allow us to map…