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JISC/HEA UKOER10: UK Perspectives on Open Educational Resources

22 July 2010
Holborn Bars, London

Showcase of UK OER pilot programme

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22 July 2010

This free one day event is being held in partnership with JISC and the Higher Education Academy.

This event will showcase the work of the UK Open Educational Resources pilot programme and highlight how the UK is supporting innovative learning, teaching and assessment by enabling universities and colleges to share educational materials freely online.

The day will bring together British and international colleagues who are working towards the sustainable development and delivery of Open Educational Resources nationally and internationally.

Full Details here


09.00 - 10.00 Registration and Coffee
10.00 - 10.15 Welcome and Introduction
Sarah Porter, Head of Innovation, JISC
10.15 - 11.15 Opening Keynote
Mary Lou Forward3, Executive Director, OpenCourseWare Consortium4
11.15 - 11.30 Coffee
11.30 - 12.30

Morning Parallel Sessions5

  • Sustainable practice in OER
  • OER and academic reputation
  • Promoting OER
  • Evaluating the benefits of OER
  • OER and intellectual property
12.30 - 13.45

Lunch & Networking

13.00: Demo of the Open Educational Resources infoKit6, Doug Belshaw, Researcher/Analyst, JISC infoNet (JISC Advance)

13.45 - 14.45

Afternoon Parallel Sessions7

  • Discovering OER
  • Communities of practice in OER
  • OER influence outside higher education
  • OER and institutional change
  • OER and accessibility
14.45 - 15.00 Coffee
15.00 - 16.00 Closing Keynote
Brian Lamb8, Manager, Emerging Technolgies and Digital Content, The University of British Columbia's Office of Learning Technology

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