Contributed by: James Glapa-Grossklag ICDE Open Educational Resources (OER) Advocacy Committee, Chair and Ambassador Educational Technology, Learning Resources, and Distance Learning, US James.Glapa-Grossklag@canyons.edu Advocacy for Open Education often focuses on institutional practices, financial resources, or government policy: … Continue reading OER Student Advocacy Network in California
The ICDE Open Educational Resources (OER) Advocacy Committee (OERAC) will host a Symposium on the theme OER, and OEP for access, equity, equality, quality, inclusiveness, and empowering lifelong learning (Panel), during the Lillehammer Lifelong Learning Summit 2019 Continue reading OER Advocacy Committee at the Lifelong Learning Summit in Lillehammer, Norway 11-13 February 2019
The International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE), Open Education Consortium (OEC) and The Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, MESRI, and the Ministry of National Education and Youth, MENJ, of France hosted a Symposium during the OEB18, Berlin on December 6, 2018, entitled Roadmaps for Open Education Leadership. Continue reading Roadmaps for Open Education Leadership at the OEB18, Berlin, Germany
ICDE caught up with Morten Flate Paulsen, whose career in the field of online, open and technology enhanced education has spanned over 3 decades. Continue reading Looking forward with three decades of online education experiences: An Interview with Morten Flate Paulsen
What should advocates for expanded use of OER and open courses and open access be doing these next 25 years to make OER, open courses, open access – and even access to working computers and reliable wireless or wired networks – a universal reality?
By Paul Bardack Continue reading OER Advocacy – Some Reflections
A three days world congress of OER has come to an end, hosted by a small country with an impressive dedication to OER as an enabler for inclusive and equitable quality education and the Education 2030 Agenda.
By: Torunn Gjelsvik Continue reading OER: “Moving towards the tipping point”
At the 2nd OER World Congress the idea of a network, Global Open Libraries, GOL, was presented. Now we want your comments by Wednesday 11 October 2017.
By: Gard Titlestad, Secretary General of ICDE Continue reading Open consultation: A network of Global Open Libraries, GOL
The quality of MOOCs is challenged and questioned from the very early beginning.
By: Christian M. Stracke Continue reading Quality of MOOCs: Challenges – and Hopes for Improvement?
OERu provides affordable pathways for learners to earn micro-credentials and associated academic credit towards globally recognised qualifications.
By Wayne Mackintosh Continue reading OERu Micro-Credentials for Macro Impact in Open Online Courses
Who is the guardian of quality in Open Educational Resources (OER)?
How to transform the potential of OER into a reality that could reach hundreds of millions?
OER for elearning, can be used to overcome many of the obstacles faced by both learners and educators.