2nd World OER Congress: Open Invitation to contribute toward the Ljubljana OER Action Plan

[Reposted Communication from UNESCO] We are pleased to announce that a draft Action Plan on Open Educational Resources is being shared online for global comments and feedback leading up to the 2nd World OER Congress co-organized by UNESCO and the Government of Slovenia from 18-20 September in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The OER Action Plan will build upon: The outcomes of the […]

New Open Praxis Issue Published: Selected papers from the Open Education Global 2017 Conference

Dear Colleagues, The latest issue of Open Praxis compiles selected papers presented at the Open Education Global 2017 Conference, held in Cape Town (South Africa) on March 8-10, 2017: http://conference.oeconsortium.org/2017/ The latest issue can be accessed at http://openpraxis.org/index.php/OpenPraxis/issue/view/26 We look forward to collaborating with Open Praxis again for the Open Education Global 2018 Conference: http://conference.oeconsortium.org/2018

OEC Board Announces Executive Director Position

It is with a mix of sadness and gratitude that the Open Education Consortium (OEC) Board of Directors announces Mary Lou Forward’s departure as Executive Director of OEC, effective August 11, 2017. Since 2009, Mary Lou has played a critical role in the development and success of the organization, and we want to thank her […]

Call for Participation: Business Models for Open, Online, Flexible and Technology-Enhanced Learning

Dear Open Education Community, Business Models for Open, Online, Flexible and Technology-Enhanced Learning (OOFAT Models) study is being conducted of behalf of the International Council for Open & Distance Education by OER Hub at The Open University (UK) and Forschungsinstitut für Bildungs- und Sozialökonomie (FIBS).   The study covers the topics of content development, content delivery and recognition and certification.  It also asks […]

Call for Participation: Impact of OER on Faculty and Students

Dear Open Education Community Prof. Rory McGreal, a UNESCO/COL/ICDE Chair in OER from the Athabasca University, Canada, is conducting a research for Contact North’s “Pockets of Innovation” series (https://teachonline.ca/pockets-innovation). The goal of the research is to show examples of successful implementations of OER focusing on the benefits to faculty and students specifically and not on cost savings – although applicable savings will […]