The Open Education Professional Directory

Gina Bennett, Chair, Academic Innovation and Applied Research

General

Institution
College of the Rockies
Contact
bennett@cotr.bc.ca

Languages

Native/near native level proficiency
English
Conversational level proficiency
Spanish & French - as long as the 'conversation' is very, very basic ;-)

Areas of expertise

Open Education - General
Research in open education
Accessibility in open education
Awareness raising and outreach
Open Educational Resources
Using/remixing OER for online education
Instructional design using OER
Faculty adoption of OER
OER and lifelong learning
Geographic regions of professional expertise
Africa
North America
South America

Profile

Personal statement

Based on my work at home and (especially) internationally, I believe that open education is THE key towards increasing educational equity while lessening educational 'charity' and colonization. I am a proud promoter of educational innovation and inclusion.