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Open Education Week

Sponsorship: UNESCO/Common Wealth of Learning Open Educational Resources Chair, Centre for Learning Design and Development, Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute & AU Library Unesco logo

Date:  March 8, 2012

Archived recording available at link below:

https://connect.athabascau.ca/p66249378/ (full screen)


Format: Adobe Connect (Requirements)

This a free and openly accessible online event for anyone who is interested in OER.

For further information, please contact Tony Tin at 780-675-6486 or e-mail tonyt@athabascau.ca

The UNESCO/COL Chair in OER, Dr. Rory McGreal, presents a noon hour web-cast discussing the importance of OER in distance education. This web-cast will feature a panel of internationally known promoters and developers of open educational resources who will be discussing research, opportunities, challenges and new ideas on this topic. The new OER KnowledgeCloud repository will be showcased in the presentation as well.  This event is Athabasca University's contribution to the OCWC OER Week.


Tracey Woodburn



Tracey Woodburn, OER Knowledge Cloud Researcher, Athabasca University 



Dr. Cindy Ives


Dr. Cindy Ives, Director of the Centre for Learning Design and Development (CLDD), Athabasca University



Rachel Conroy


Rachel Conroy, Copyright Officer of the Centre for Learning Design and Development (CLDD), Athabasca University




Steve Schafer



Steve Schafer, Director of Library Services, Athabasca University





Dr. Terry Anderson




Dr. Terry Anderson, Professor & Canada Research Chair in Distance Education, Centre of Distance Education, Athabasca University




Dr. Martin Connors


Dr. Martin Connors, Professor & Canada Research Chair in Space Science, Instrumentation and Networking, Athabasca University



Tony Tin


Tony Tin, Head, Digital Initiatives and Electronic Resources , Library Services, Athabasca University



Colin Elliott



Colin Elliott, Digitization Coordinator, Library Services, Athabasca University