Presentations

Conference Presentations

Forthcoming

  1. Sanzgiri, J., Weller, M., Perryman L.-A. & Farrow, R. (2017). ‘MOOCs for Development? Initial Trends from a Study of Indian Learners in Massive Open Online Courses’. Learning with MOOCs III: Being and Learning in a Digital Age. University of Pennsylvania (Oct 2017) http://www.learningwithmoocs2016.org/schedule/
  2. Weller, M., de los Arcos, B., Farrow, R. & Pitt, R. (2017). ‘Researching Open Education:
    A systematic review of GO-GN theses’. ALT Annual Conference 2017: Beyond islands of innovation – how Learning Technology became the new norm(al).  University of Liverpool, UK (Sep 2017) https://altc.alt.ac.uk/2017/programme/

Past

  1. Farrow, R. (2017). The return of ideology?  Rethinking the open society’. OER17: The Politics of Open. London, UK. (Apr 2017)
  2. Neumann, J. & Farrow, R. (2017). ‘Politics and policymaking: supporting practitioner autonomy through mapping the world of OER.’ OER17: The Politics of Open. London, UK. (Apr 2017)
  3. de los Arcos, B., Weller, M., Farrow, R., & Pitt, R. (2017). Researching Open Education: A systematic review of GO-GN theses. Open Education Global 2017. Cape Town, South Africa. (Mar 2017)
  4. Farrow, R. (2017). ‘An introduction to the Open Education Research Hub.’ Show & TEL. The Open University (UK). (Feb 2017) http://www.open.ac.uk/blogs/opentel/final-agenda-for-show-and-tel-2017/
  5. Farrow, R. (2016). ‘Critical issues in contemporary open education research‘.   Critical Approaches to Openness in Higher Education: Teaching, Data and Research. Society for Research into Higher Education. University College London (UK). (Nov 2016) https://www.srhe.ac.uk/events/details.asp?eid=264
  6. Farrow, R. & Neumann, J. (2016). ‘The OER World Map Project- Building an ‘Open Operations Room’ for the OER Community‘. 13th Annual Open Education Conference. Richmond, VA. https://openeducation2016.sched.org/event/7loj/the-oer-world-map-project-building-an-open-operations-room-for-the-oer-community
  7. Weller, M. de los Arcos, B., Farrow, R. and Pitt, R. (2016). ‘Different Aspects of the Emerging OER Discipline’. 13th Annual Open Education Conference. Richmond, VA., USA. (Nov 2016) https://openeducation2016.sched.org/event/7loY/different-aspects-of-the-emerging-oer-discipline
  8. Farrow, R., Pitt, R., Weller, M. and de los Arcos, B. (2016). ‘The Open Research Agenda’. 13th Annual Open Education Conference. Richmond, VA., USA. (Nov 2016) https://openeducation2016.sched.org/event/7lpf/the-open-research-agenda
  9. Farrow, R. (2016). ‘The Open Research Agenda‘. 5th International Meeting of OERu partners and the OERu Council of Chief Executives. University of the Highlands and Islands, Inverness, UK. (Oct 2016) http://course.oeru.org/2016-meetings/partners-meeting/schedule-summary/
  10. Farrow, R., Pitt, R., Weller, M. and de los Arcos, B. (2016). ‘The Open Research Agenda‘. CALRG Annual Conference 2016.  Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University, UK. (Jun 2016) http://www.slideshare.net/robertfarrow/the-open-research-agenda-milton-keynes
  11. Pitt, R., Coughlan, T. and Farrow, R. (2016). ‘Reflecting back on the diverse innovations and impacts prompted by an OER project’. OER16: Open Culture.  Edinburgh, Scotland (April 2016) http://www.slideshare.net/BeckPitt/reflecting-on-the-diverse-innovations-and-impacts-prompted-by-an-oer-project
  12. Farrow, R., Pitt, R., Weller, M. and de los Arcos, B. (2016). ‘The Open Research Agenda‘. OER16: Open Culture.  Edinburgh, Scotland (April 2016) http://www.slideshare.net/robertfarrow/the-open-research-agenda-edinburgh
  13. Weller, M., de los Arcos, B., Pitt, R., & Farrow, R. (2016). ‘Categories and strategies of OER usage’. Open Education Global 2016: Convergence Through Collaboration.  Krakow, Poland (April 2016) https://oer16.oerconf.org/sessions/categories-and-strategies-of-oer-usage-1048/
  14. Farrow, R. (2016). ‘Framework for an Ethics of Open Education’. Open Education Global 2016: Convergence Through Collaboration.  Krakow, Poland (April 2016) https://philosopher1978.wordpress.com/2016/04/13/framework-for-an-ethics-of-open-education/
  15. Neumann, J. and Farrow, R. (2016). ‘The Big Picture: OER in Europe powered by OER World Map’. Open Education Global 2016: Convergence Through Collaboration.  Krakow, Poland (April 2016) http://conference.oeconsortium.org/2016/presentation/the-big-picture-oer-in-europe-powered-by-oer-world-map/
  16. Farrow, R. (2016). ‘Constellations of Open’. 3rd e-Learning and Distance Education Conference: Evolution, Challenges and Solutions. Lahore, Pakistan. (Keynote Mar 2016) http://www.slideshare.net/robertfarrow/constellation-of-open-lahore-59523033
  17. Farrow, R. (2016). ‘Constellations of Open’. Utah Valley University Open Education Symposium. Orem, Utah, USA. (Keynote Feb 2016). http://www.slideshare.net/robertfarrow/constellation-of-open-utah-valley
  18. Farrow, R., Pitt, R. & de los Arcos, B. (2015). ‘Who are the Open Learners? Profiling informal users of OER repositories’. Open Education 2015. Vancouver, Canada (Nov 2015) http://www.slideshare.net/robertfarrow/who-are-the-open-learners-a-comparative-study-profiling-nonformal-users-of-open-educational-resources
  19. de los Arcos, B., Farrow, R. and Pitt, R. (2015). ‘A Tale of Two Globes: Exploring the North/South divide in the use of OER.’ Open Education 2015. Vancouver, Canada (Nov 2015) http://www.slideshare.net/OER_Hub/a-tale-of-two-globes-exploring-the-northsouth-divide-in-use-of-oer
  20. Pitt, R., Farrow, R., and de los Arcos, B. (2015). ‘Exploring the Impact of Open Textbooks: Cost savings, Efficacy and Beyond’. Open Education 2015. Vancouver, Canada (Nov 2015) http://www.slideshare.net/BeckPitt/exploring-the-impact-of-open-textbooks-around-the-world
  21. Farrow, R., Pitt, R. Weller, M. & de los Arcos, B. (2015) ‘Building Understanding of Open Education: An Overview of the Impact of OER on Teaching and Learning’. Computers and Learning Research Group (CALRG) Annual Conference 2015. The Open University, UK (Jun 2015) (Apr 2015) http://www.open.ac.uk/research-groups/calrg/conferences/annual-conference
  22. Farrow, R. & Neumann, J. (2015). ‘User-stories for the OER World Map’ (workshop). Open Education Global 2015. Banff, Alberta, Canada. (Apr 2015) http://conference.oeconsortium.org/2015/presentation/user-stories-for-the-oer-world-map/
  23. ‘Conceptual issues in mapping OER’. Panel discussion with Rob Farrow (The Open University, UK); Paul Bacsich (Sero Consulting); Jan Neumann (hbz); Tel Amiel (University of Campinhas) and Dan Wilton (Athabasca University). Open Education Global 2015. Banff, Alberta, Canada. (Apr 2015) http://conference.oeconsortium.org/2015/presentation/conceptual-issues-in-mapping-oer/
  24. de los Arcos, B., Farrow, R., Pitt, R. and Weller, M. (2015). ‘OER Research Findings’. Open Education Global 2015. Banff, Alberta, Canada. (Apr 2015) http://conference.oeconsortium.org/2015/presentation/oer-research-findings/
  25. Farrow, R. (2015). ‘Mapping OER in the Global South’. ROER4D Workshop. Banff, Alberta, Canada. (Apr 2015) http://www.slideshare.net/robertfarrow/mapping-oer-in-the-global-south
  26. Farrow, R. (2015). ‘Openness and Ethics’. OER15 – Mainstreaming Open Education. Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff. (Apr 2015)
  27. de los Arcos, B., Perryman, L.-A., Farrow, R. and Pitt, R. (2015). ‘From theory to practice: can openness improve the quality of OER research?’. OER15 – Mainstreaming Open Education. Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, UK (Apr 2015) http://www.slideshare.net/OER_Hub/from-theory-to-practice-can-openness-improve-the-quality-of-oer-research-41767072
  28. Weller, M., Farrow, R., de los Arcos, B. and Pitt, R. (2015). ‘Building Understanding of Open Education: An Overview of the Impact of OER on Teaching and Learning’. OER15 – Mainstreaming Open Education. Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, UK (Apr 2015) http://www.slideshare.net/OER_Hub/building-understanding-of-open-education-an-overview-of-the-impact-of-oer-on-teaching-learning
  29. Farrow, R. (2014). ‘Ethics, Openness and the Future of Education’. Open Education 2014. Washington DC, USA. (Nov 2014) https://philosopher1978.wordpress.com/2014/11/21/ethics-openness-the-future-of-education-opened14/
  30. Pitt, R., de los Arcos, B. and Farrow, R. (2014). ‘From theory to practice: can openness improve the quality of OER research?’ Open Education 2014. Washington DC, USA. http://www.slideshare.net/OER_Hub/from-theory-to-practice-can-openness-improve-the-quality-of-oer-research-41767072
  31. de los Arcos, B., Farrow, R., Pitt, R and Perryman, L.-A. (2014). ‘’Eyes That Survey the World’: the latest data snapshot from OER Research Hub’. Open Education 2014. Washington DC, USA (Nov 2014) http://www.slideshare.net/OER_Hub/eyes-that-survey-the-world
  32. Farrow, R. (2014). ‘Open approaches to OER impact research’. 8th EDEN Research Workshop.  University of Oxford / The Open University, UK. (Oct 2014) https://philosopher1978.wordpress.com/2014/10/28/open-approaches-to-oer-impact-research/
  33. Farrow, R. (2014). ‘Understanding Patterns in OER Impact: the role of mapping and curation’. Association for Learning Technology Annual Conference 2014. University of Warwick, UK(Aug 2014)
  34. Farrow, R. (2014). ‘Open Education Research:  Local and Global.’  Open Knowledge Festival 2014 (Unconference). Kulturbrauerei, Berlin, Germany. (Jul 2014)
  35. Farrow, R. (2014). ‘Open Research into Open Education: The Role of Mapping and Curation‘. Computers and Learning Research Group (CALRG) Conference 2014. Institute of Educational Technology, Milton Keynes, UK. (Jun 2014) http://www.open.ac.uk/blogs/openminded/?p=1280
  36. Pitt, R., de los Arcos, B. and Farrow, R. (2014). ‘From theory to practice: can openness improve the quality of OER research?’.  Computers and Learning Research Group (CALRG) Conference 2014.  Institute of Educational Technology, Milton Keynes, UK.  (Jun 2014)
  37. Farrow, R. & Frank-Bristow, S. (2014). ‘A Grand Tour of OER Policy’. OER14: Building Communities of Open Practice. Centre for Life, Newcastle, UK. (Apr 2014) http://www.slideshare.net/robertfarrow/a-grand-tour-of-oer-policy
  38. Farrow, R. (2014). ‘Taking advantage of openness: understanding the variety of perspectives on open and their impact.’ OER14: Building Communities of Open Practice. Centre for Life, Newcastle, UK. (Apr 2014)
  39. Weller, M., McAndrew, P. & Farrow, R. (2014). ‘Where is the evidence that OER makes a difference?’ OER14: Building Communities of Open Practice. Centre for Life, Newcastle, UK. (Apr 2014) https://campus.recap.ncl.ac.uk/Panopto/Pages/Viewer/Default.aspx?id=6f251f3c-1193-4248-8233-24111357dbe8
  40. Farrow, R. (2014). ‘OER Impact: Collaboration, Evidence, Synthesis’. OCWC Global Conference 2014: Open Education for a Multicultural World. Grand Union Hotel, Ljubljana, Slovenia. (Apr 2014) http://www.slideshare.net/robertfarrow/oer-impact-collaboration-evidence-synthesis
  41. Farrow, R. & Daly, U. (2014). ‘OER Impact at Community Colleges’. eLearning 2014, Hilton Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, Florida, USA (Feb 2014) http://www.slideshare.net/robertfarrow/open-educational-resources-impact-in-community-colleges
  42. Farrow, R. (2013). ‘Open Educational Resources: Impact, Evidence and Narrative’. JISC RSC Yorkshire and Humber Online Conference 2013:  MOOCs, Badges and Open Educational Resources (OER) [online] (Dec 2013) http://www.medev.ac.uk/oer14/58/view/
  43. Farrow, R. (2011). ‘OER Impact: Towards an Evidence Base’. Open Education Conference 2013. Park City, Utah (Nov 2013) http://openeducation2013.sched.org/event/ebd16b1fa43749a6d9db5c2983d23bce
  44. Farrow, R. (2013). ‘OER Impact: Towards an Evidence Base’. Open Access Un/Conference. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, San José, California (Oct 2013) http://www.open.ac.uk/blogs/openminded/?p=1054
  45. Openness Constituent Group.  Panel Discussion with Robert Farrow (OER Hub), Kim Thanos (Lumen Learning), Patrick Masson (University of Massachusetts) and Paul Erickson (University of Nebraska Lincoln). Educause Annual Conference 2013, Anaheim Convention Center, California. (Oct 2013)
  46. de los Arcos, B., Farrow, R., McAndrew, P., Perryman, L.-A., Pitt, R., & Weller, M. (2013). ‘OER Research Hub: Understanding the impact of OER‘. altc 2013. University of Nottingham, UK. http://archive.alt.ac.uk/conference/altc2013.alt.ac.uk/sessions/oer-research-hub-understanding-the-impact-of-oer-440/
  47. OER Research Hub. (2013). ‘What Makes Openness Work?’  Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University (Jul 2013) http://oerresearchhub.org/2013/07/17/what-makes-openness-work/
  48. Farrow, R. (2013). ‘Openness in Education: Technology, Pedagogy and Critique’. London Conference in Critical Thought 2013.  Royal Holloway, University of London. (Jun 2013) http://www.open.ac.uk/blogs/openminded/?p=996
  49. Farrow, R. (2013). ‘Social Pathology and Postmetaphysical Thinking’. 6th International Critical Theory Conference of Rome.The John Felice Rome Center of Loyola University Chicago. (May 2013) http://www.open.ac.uk/blogs/openminded/?p=978
  50. Farrow, R. & McAndrew, P. (2013). ‘The Ecology of Sharing: Synthesizing OER Research’. OER 13: Evidence, Experience, Expectation.Nottingham Business School, University of Nottingham. (Mar 2013) http://www.open.ac.uk/blogs/openminded/?p=843
  51. Farrow, R. (2012). ‘Visual and Philosophical Pedagogy’. Visual Learning 2012: Communication, Cognition, Curriculum.  Visual Learning Lab, Department of Technical Education in the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary (Dec 2012) http://www.open.ac.uk/blogs/openminded/?p=749
  52. Farrow, R. & Deimann, M. (2012). ‘Bildungas a critical foundation for Open Education’. Open Education 2012: Beyond Content. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (Oct 2012) http://www.slideshare.net/robertfarrow/bildung-open-ed-final
  53. McAndrew, P. & Farrow, R. (2012). ‘Answering the Questions of Openness’. Open Education 2012: Beyond Content. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (Oct 2012) http://www.slideshare.net/openpad/answering-the-questions-of-openness
  54. Farrow, R. & Deimann, M. (2012). ‘Open Education as Bildung’. Philosophy of Education Workshop: What’s the use of philosophy of education? Faculty of Education, Liverpool Hope University (Jun 2012) http://www.open.ac.uk/blogs/openminded/?p=553
  55. Deimann, M. & Farrow, R. (2012). ‘Rethinking OERs and their use: Open Education as Bildung’. Theorising Education 2012: The Future of Theory in Education: Traditions, Trends and Trajectories, University of Stirling (Jun 2012) http://www.slideshare.net/adlatus/presentation-theory-labstirling2012deimannfarrow
  56. De Liddo, A., Buckingham-Shum, S., McAndrew, P. & Farrow, R. (2012). ‘The Open Education Evidence Hub: A Collective Intelligence Tool for Evidence Based Policy’.Cambridge 2012: Innovation and Impact – Openly Collaborating to Enhance Education. Queens College, Cambridge, UK. http://oro.open.ac.uk/33253/
  57. McAndrew, P., Law, P., Elliot-Cirigottis, G. and Farrow, R. (2012). ‘Learning the Lessons of Openness’.  Cambridge 2012: Innovation and Impact – Openly Collaborating to Enhance Education. Queens College, Cambridge, UK. (Apr 2012) http://presentations.ocwconsortium.org/uk2012_329_learning_lessons_of_openness/
  58. Farrow, R. & Iacovides, I. (2012). ‘“In The Game”? Embodied Subjectivity in Gaming and Learning Environments’. 6th International Conference of the Philosophy of Computer Games, Madrid, Spain (Jan 2012) http://www.slideshare.net/robertfarrow/in-the-game
  59. Farrow, R. & De Liddo, A. (2011). ‘Building and Communicating Evidence of Effectiveness in OER through Collective Intelligence’. OpenOpen – Open University and Open Educational Resources: sharing research and practice, The Open University (Dec 2011) http://www.slideshare.net/robertfarrow/building-and-communicating-evidence-of-effectiveness-in-oer-through-collective-intelligence
  60. Farrow, R. & Coughlan, T. (2011). ‘Reflecting on digital scholarship through activity visualisation’. Visual Learning – Development, Discovery, Design, Visual Learning Lab, Department of Technical Education in the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary (Dec 2011) http://prezi.com/ha_tuqc7jp-g/reflecting-on-digital-scholarship-through-activity-visualisation/
  61. Farrow, R. (2011). ‘OER as Educational Philosophy’. Computers and Learning Research Group (CALRG), The Open University, UK (Oct 2011) http://www.open.ac.uk/blogs/openminded/?p=346
  62. McAndrew, P. & Farrow, R. (2011). ‘Open Educational Resources – Gathering the Evidence for Impact’. ICDE World Conference on Open and Distance Learning, Bali, Indonesia (Oct 2011) (with Patrick McAndrew) http://www.slideshare.net/robertfarrow/open-educational-resources-evidence-and-impact
  63. Farrow, R. (2011). ‘Can Technology Democratize Academia?’  Digital Humanities Colloquium: ‘Digital technologies: help or hindrance for the humanities?’, The Open University, UK (Jul 2011) http://www.open.ac.uk/blogs/openminded/?p=292
  64. Farrow, R. & Weller, M (2011). Digital Scholarship: a public debate.  Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University, UK (Jun 2011) http://prezi.com/c1zqo-zwkxfh/digital-scholarship/
  65. Farrow, R. (2011). ‘Ethics and Mobile Learning: Methodological Considerations’.  Computers and Learning Research Group (CALRG) Annual Conference, The Open University, UK (Jun 2011) http://www.slideshare.net/robertfarrow/ethics-and-mobile-learning
  66. Farrow, R. (2011). ‘Mobile Learning: a Meta-Ethical Taxonomy’.  International Association for the Development of the Information Society (IADIS) Conference in Mobile Learning, Palacio de los Velada, Avilla, Spain (Mar 2011) http://www.slideshare.net/robertfarrow/mobile-learing-a-metaethical-taxonomy
  67. Farrow, R. (2011). ‘EU4ALL at The Open University’.  Universal Learning Design – International Conference, Faculty of Education, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic (Feb 2011) http://www.slideshare.net/robertfarrow/eu4all-ukou
  68. Farrow, R. (2010). ‘EU4ALL: Democracy, Technology, Accessibility’. Workshop on personalized TIC services for people with disabilities at the University, within the framework of the EU4ALL project, Sala Andrés Bello, Department of Informatics, UNED: Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Madrid, Spain (Nov 2010)
  69. Farrow, R. & Fulantelli, G. (2004). ‘Involving Policymakers in Research Partnership: The MOTILL Project Experience’. International Conference & Workshops on Higher Education, Partnership and Innovation, Hungarian Parliament, Budapest, Hungary (Sep 2010)
  70. Farrow, R. (2010). ‘Mobile Technologies & Lifelong Learning’. Technology and Learning Research Group, The Open University, UK (Mar 2010)
  71. Farrow, R. (2009). ‘Best Practice in Lifelong Mobile Learning’. MoLeNET Mobile Learning Conference, London, UK (Dec 2009)
  72. Farrow, R. (2009). ‘On Social Pathology’. Graduate Philosophy Seminar, University of Essex (Mar 2009)
  73. Farrow, R. (2008). ‘European Constitutionalism and Retrospective Legitimacy’. Freedom and Democracy: European Perceptions, European Perspectives, University of Primorska, Slovenia (Dec 2008)
  74. Farrow, R. (2008). ‘Conscience and Political Action: Simon Critchley’s Ethico-Political Subjectivity’. Philosophy Post-1968, University of Essex (May 2008)
  75. Farrow, R. (2006). ‘How to get from Kant to Hegel’. Postgraduate Philosophy Colloquium, University of Essex, UK (Jul 2006)
  76. Farrow, R. (2004). ‘Heidegger and Being-towards-death’. Postgraduate Philosophy Colloquium, University of Essex, UK (Jul 2004)

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