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.