The 31st Annual Conference of the Asian Association of Open Universities: Call for Proposals

The 31st Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) Conference will be held from 27 – 29 September 2017 at the Royal Ambarrukmo Hotel, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. It is hosted by Universitas Terbuka (Indonesia Open University). The main theme of the Conference is “Open University for inclusive and equitable quality education”. Sub-Themes: The conference will address the […]

DNA Origami

April 12 CCCOER Webinar: OER Degree Research

An OER-based degree, sometimes referred to as a Zero-Textbook-Cost degree, is a pathway to a degree or credential with no textbook costs. Faculty have redesigned the courses in the pathway to use open educational resources (OER) instead of traditional commercial textbooks and early research shows students are succeeding as well or better than peers in traditional courses while […]

Reflections on #OEGlobal 2017

Reflections on #OEGlobal 2017 from James Glapa-Grossklag, outgoing OEC Board President Colleagues from around the world have posted generous reflections on the 2017 Open Education Global (#OEGlobal) conference, held this year in beautiful Cape Town. Many of those posts offer summations of key themes, so I will do something a bit different–pose a challenge to […]

OEC Announces New President of the Board of Directors

The Open Education Consortium announces that Sophie Touzé has been elected as President of the Board of Directors for a two-year term beginning March 2017. Sophie Touzé is the Head of Innovation and Digital Transformation at VetAgro Sup, Institute of higher education in food science, animal health, agricultural and environmental sciences, France.  Ms.Touzé also serves […]

OEC Announces New Board Members for 2017

The Open Education Consortium (OEC) is pleased to announce the addition of new members to the Board of Directors: Yu Lun Huang, Laura Czerniewicz, Peter Smith, Amanda Coolidge, and the re-election of Stavros Xanthopoylos. The Board, elected from member institutions, provides strategic direction and fiscal oversight to OEC. Yu Lun Huang, Taiwan. Yu Lun Huang […]