The Open Education Professional Directory

Archana Thakran, Business Development Manager


Progia LLC


Native/near native level proficiency
Business level proficiency
Conversational level proficiency
English, Hindi

Areas of expertise

Open Education - General
Oversight of open education at an institution
Open Education policy development
Implementation of open education policies
Open licenses
Business Models for open education
Research in open education
Accessibility in open education
Awareness raising and outreach
Creating skill based and professional courses using Open Education Resources
Open Educational Resources
Authoring OER
Using/remixing OER for face to face education
Using/remixing OER for online education
Instructional design using OER
Faculty adoption of OER
Technology for OER
OER and workforce development
OER and lifelong learning
Expertise in a particular discipline
1. Soft skills and interpersonal skills 2. IT related subjects
Geographic regions of professional expertise


Personal statement

Archana is working as Manager with New Jersey based Company, Progia which is into Education sector.She is involved in conducting workshops on adoption of OER and making presentations about impact of educational resources.She has been involved in the planning, design and development of teaching and learning materials using OER content for various institutes in India.

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