Liveblog: #oeglobal Keynote: Dirk van Damme

The first keynote of the Open Education Global conference is Dirk van Damme.  Professor van Damme acts as an expert in higher education, policy, quality assurance and accreditation.  His report, Open educational resources: a catalyst for innovation will be published later this year. The presentation began with the observation that OER retain an incredible potential to change educational […]

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 […]

“Open Learning Network-the evidence of OER impact”

Here are my notes from this morning’s presentation by Patrick McAndrew.  This presentation combined a description of the work being done around OLnet and a look at the technology. Patrick began by outlining the various indicators for the things being done and how everything is being drawn together… including various research strands, projects, research network […]