The UNESCO Chairs in Open Educational Resources



Fred Mulder Jos Rikers Susan D'Antoni Conference Theme: Collaboration Abstract: The UNESCO and UNESCO/COL Chairs will be reporting on their work for 2011- 2012. This includes reports on the following objectives:

Global OER Graduate School (priority at PhD level) (coordinator OUNL) OER Knowledge Cloud (coordinator AU) Global OER Map of national and institutional OER initiatives Global balance in the network of UNESCO Chairs in OER in a UNESCO UNITWIN network Global OER Graduate School

Umbrella for PhD (& Master) research on OER linked to different disciplines; Addressing fundaments, design, applications, practice, context, evaluation and monitoring; Projects being run at the network partner universities around the world. OER Knowledge Cloud

Overall (free) provision of knowledge about OER: research, reports, theses, etc.; Freely available for replication, reproduction in different repositories and/or learning environments. Global OER Map

intended to provide a bird’s eye view of the OER movement; information about the scale of the movement and the growth of initiatives. Global balance in the network of UNESCO Chairs in OER

UNESCO Chairs will support other Chairs in OER on all continents. In addition the Chairs' collaboration with the OERu initiative will also be discussed.

Slide contents

  • First Network Meeting 18-19 June in New York
  • Global OER Graduate(School)Network
  • Process
  • Rationale
  • Goals
  • Characteristics [1]
  • Characteristics [2]
  • Innovation of PhD programs
  • BENEFITS, continued …
  • Finances
  • NEW: main Line of Action nr. 3:‘Volunteers for …’
  • Volunteers for Learning Services to OER in Developing Countries
  • Attractive? Interested?
  • UNESCO/COL Chairs
  • Sponsors
  • Partners
  • Tipping Point
  • UNESCO Chairholders in OER Partners
  • Partners
  • Partners
  • Tipping Point
  • PhD in the study of OER
  • OER Mapping
  • Mapping the global landscape of OER initiatives (1)
  • OER Mapping
  • Mapping the global landscape of OER initiatives (1)
  • Mapping the global landscape of OER initiatives (2)
  • Collaboration with OUUK (OLNet & EvidenceHub)
  • Rationale
  • OER Chairs Network
  • 1/4 of the world's population
  • The world is going mobile
  • 3 only access internet via mobile
  • Wireless Access
  • Wireless Access - photo
  • The problem
  • Research objectives
  • OERu
  • “Open” Assessment Services
  • Open Credential Services
  • Education
  • University Concept
  • Learning Scenarios
  • Other forms of assessment
  • Automated assessment
  • Copyright is personal
  • If you're not confused, you don't understand
  • Let's steal back the commons
  • Why OER
  • Thank You