OER 16

The 7th Open Educational Resources Conference is supported by the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) and The University of Edinburgh.
Dates 19 Apr 2016 12:00 am (UTC +1) 20 Apr 2016 12:00 am (UTC +1)
Place (View On Map) University of Edinburgh

OER 16: Open Culture

The vision for OER 16 is to focus on the value proposition of embedding open culture in the context of institutional strategies for learning, teaching and research.

OER 16 Themes

OER 16 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.

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.

OER Keynote Speakers

Jim Groom, Reclaim Hosting

Catherine Cronin, National University of Ireland, Galway

Emma Smith, University of Oxford

John Scally, National Library for Scotland

Melissa Highton, University of Edinburgh

The 7th Open Educational Resources Conference, OER16: Open Culture, will be held on the 19th-20th April 2016 at the University of Edinburgh.


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