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OpenLearn 3 Years On: Milestones & Future Outlook

OpenLearn OER Event, 19 January 2010

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Luke Beaman
21 December 2009

The event celebrated the OpenLearn current successes and highlighted recent and future developments. Thank you to all who attended and for the positive response to the project.

If you have any questions, you can use the Ask the Community page (internal) or post on Twitter using the #ou_ol hash tag.

Lecture now available on Stadium

Presentations (click title to view on SlideShare)

OLnet presentation by Patrick McAndrew, Associate Director (Learning & Teaching):

Research conducted into open learning networks through OLnet, a collaboration between the Open University and Carnegie-Mellon University.

SCORE presentation by Chris Pegler, Academic Director for SCORE:

The university’s national role in the open content field as a support centre to other institutions.

Open Learn presentation by Laura Dewis, Managing Editor, OpenLearn:

Preview of the latest developments of the OpenLearn website and plans for the future.


There were two sessions preceding the presentations which covered:

• Preview of new OpenLearn website developments

• Walkthrough of OpenLearn LearningSpace website

These were over-subscribed and we plan to run more in the near future. If you would like to attend, please email

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Gráinne Conole
7:29pm 21 December 2009

Thanks for setting this up Luke, I would really have liked to have attended this, but will be at a kick off meeting for a new OER project called OPAL. Hopeing to keep track of your OpenLearn meeting via cloudworks!

Luke Beaman
6:57am 22 December 2009

Hi Grainne, sorry you cannot attend. The lecture will be filmed for live webcast and will be available after the event. I also hope to upload the presentations here in due course.


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