Join Paul Stacey to discuss PROJECT IDEAS, July 9

  Join Paul Stacey, Executive Dir of OEC, on Monday, July 9, 10 am ET (4 pm CET), for a conversation about the  PROJECT IDEAS Resulting from #OEGLOBAL18. Many attendees at the conference took the opportunity to recommend projects the Open Education Consortium could help make happen in support of open education development around the […]

OEC Welcomes New Members for Q2

The Open Education Consortium (OEC) is pleased to welcome the following new members: City University of New York Founded in 1847, the City University of New York (CUNY) is the leading urban public university in the U.S. serving more than 275,000 degree-seeking students. The University comprises 24 institutions: 11 senior colleges, seven community colleges, William […]

OEC Announces New Sustaining Member, CUNY

CONCORD, Mass. – June 27, 2018 – PRLog — The Open Education Consortium (OEC) is pleased to announce the addition of a new sustaining member, The City University of New York (CUNY). As the global open education leader, OEC welcomes CUNY to the network of educational institutions and organizations that provide advocacy and leadership around […]

Job Posting: Graphics and Web Site Design Contractor

Graphics and Web Site Design Contractor The Open Education Consortium (OEC) is seeking an independent contractor to work half time (20 hours/week) designing graphical elements and improving the online presence and identity of the OEC. This work includes look and feel of OEC websites (http://www.oeconsortium.org, https://www.openeducationweek.org, and https://conference.oeconsortium.org, https://www.cccoer.org and their sub-domains referred to as […]

Executive Director Update

PROJECT IDEAS Resulting from #OEGLOBAL18 As the new Executive Director of the Open Education Consortium, I was thrilled to co-host the global gathering of open educators at OEGlobal18 in Delft April 24-26, 2018. It was great to see how open education is flourishing around the world and witness the formation of networks and relationships among […]

10th Anniversary

Humans of OER

Features stories of people or projects that are making a difference in open education.

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“This is my favorite book because I wrote it” said 9 year old Thekla Nalutaaya.

Angela DeBarger,…

Posted by Open Education Consortium on Thursday, July 19, 2018

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Meet Trent Parker. He used OER to develop his own professional pathway. “In the span of about six months,…

Posted by Open Education Consortium on Sunday, July 8, 2018

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“The idea of free and open sharing is the most basic feature of education,” says Argemiro da Rosa Rocha,…

Posted by Open Education Consortium on Tuesday, June 26, 2018

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This is the story of Clara Röpke, a 17-year-old high school student from Berlin, who took part in one of…

Posted by Open Education Consortium on Sunday, June 17, 2018

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3/3: Jenni shares her thoughts when her local invitation for Open Education Week went global and what surprised her the most about the 24-hr event?

Posted by Open Education Consortium on Sunday, June 10, 2018

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2/3: Second, Jenni shares her personal story about why and how she put together a global 24-hour event during Open Education Week 2018.

Posted by Open Education Consortium on Sunday, June 10, 2018

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1/3: During the first of a three-part series, meet Jenni Hayman. Jenni shares her personal story about why and how she put together a global 24-hour event during Open Education Week 2018.

Posted by Open Education Consortium on Friday, June 8, 2018

For the first #HumansofOER story, OEC is highlighting the personal stories of the first student award recipients of the…

Posted by Open Education Consortium on Sunday, May 20, 2018

Call for Proposals to Host the Open Education Global 2019 Conference is Re-Opened!

Announced today at the 2018 Open Education Global Conference in Delft, The Netherlands, the call for proposals to host the 2019 Open Education Global Conference is re-opened.  Traditionally, the Conference is held in the spring but starting in 2019, the conference is moving to the Fall with preference for the month of November. The Conference […]

Lena Patterson

eCampusOntario
Location: Canada
Term: 2018-2020

Lena has been a part of the eCampusOntario team since the organization opened shop in August 2015. She worked closely with the government to establish the consortium model in Ontario and now heads up a growing project team in her role as Senior Director, Programs and Stakeholder Relations. Lena focuses on cross-pollination, collaboration and the promotion of open education, access and innovation in online and technology-enabled teaching and learning across the province. Lena has an MA from Dalhousie University and is a student in the Doctorate of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership program at Western University. You can find her on twitter @lpatter10 and blogging at chatter.themasthead.ca.


 


Katsusuke Shigeta

Hokkaido University
Location: Japan
Term: 2018-2020

Katsusuke Shigeta is an associate professor of Information Initiative Center at Hokkaido University. He is an associate director of the Center for Open Education at the University and the president of JOCW (Japan OCW Consortium). His specialty is educational technology, especially in the research of the development of online learning and distance education utilizing OER and MOOC. In addition, he is leading the national survey of IT introduction in higher education in Japan including the awareness of OER and MOOC. His research is published in Open Praxis.