Open Education Events

With OER16 just under a month away, now is your last chance to register for the event.

The delegate rate is £280 for the full 2 day conference including the Gala Dinner on Tuesday, 19 April. [Members of the Programme Committee and Members of ALT are entitled to a discounted fee of £250]. Limited places for one day attendance are available, although we encourage delegates to register for the full event whenever possible. Single day attendance does not include the Gala Dinner and costs £160.

OER16 will take place on 19th & 20th April 2016 at the University of Edinburgh. The conference will be chaired by Melissa Highton, Director of Learning, Teaching and Web Services at the University of Edinburgh, and Lorna Campbell, OER Liaison at the University of Edinburgh and EDINA Digital Education Manager.

OER16 will focus on:

  • The strategic advantage of open and creating a culture of openness.
  • Converging and competing cultures of open knowledge, open source, open content, open practice, open data and open access.
  • Hacking, making and sharing.
  • The reputational challenges of openwashing.
  • Openness and public engagement.
  • Innovative approaches to opening up cultural heritage collections for education.

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OER16 was a great event!! if you are interested in reading the presentations, you can access them here Programme : #OER16

Dear all,

On the 24th of May, the Cátedra Telefonica of the University of La Rioja (UNIR) in Spain will be launching the first of four Open Education Tuesdays, a series of online seminars about open education, lead by Andreia Inamorato of the European Commission.

Moe information on the event available here Grupos de Investigación. Universidad Internacional de la Rioja.

We look forward to welcoming you at this online event.

Fabio Nascimbeni

Here is a question posted by @Enkerli
Wondering how many people from this group will be at the Apereo and Red Hat Open Summit, at NYU, this Monday.